Risk factors for tumors of the brain and cranial meninges in Seventh-Day Adventists.

@article{Mills1989RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for tumors of the brain and cranial meninges in Seventh-Day Adventists.},
  author={Paul K. Mills and Susan Preston-Martin and John F. Annegers and W Lawrence Beeson and Robert L. Phillips and Gary E Fraser},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={266-75}
}
We studied the occurrence of tumors of the brain and cranial meninges in a cohort of 34,000 California Seventh-Day Adventists who completed a detailed life-style questionnaire in 1976 and who were followed for cancer incidence until the end of 1982. During the period of follow-up, 31 tumors were diagnosed in the cohort (21 gliomas, 10 meningiomas). Increased risk for glioma was associated with rural residence, history of a positive tuberculosis skin test and consumption of pork products… CONTINUE READING

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