Prenatal vitamin supplementation and risk of childhood brain tumors.

  title={Prenatal vitamin supplementation and risk of childhood brain tumors.},
  author={Susan Preston-Martin and Janice M. Pogoda and Beth A Mueller and Flora Lubin and Elizabeth Holly and Graziella Filippini and Sylvaine Cordier and Rafael Peris-Bonet and Won Wong Choi and Julian Little and Annie Arslan},
  journal={International journal of cancer. Supplement = Journal international du cancer. Supplement},
An international case-control study of primary pediatric brain tumors included interviews with mothers of cases diagnosed from 1976 to 1994 and mothers of population controls. Data are available on maternal vitamin use during pregnancy for 1,051 cases and for 1,919 controls from 8 geographic areas in North America, Europe and Israel. While risk estimates varied by study center, combined results suggest that maternal supplementation for 2 trimesters decreased risk of brain tumor [odds ratio (OR… CONTINUE READING


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