Risk of cancer in migrants and their descendants in Israel: II. Carcinomas and germ-cell tumours.

@article{Parkin1997RiskOC,
  title={Risk of cancer in migrants and their descendants in Israel: II. Carcinomas and germ-cell tumours.},
  author={Donald Maxwell Parkin and Jos{\'e} M. Iscovich},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={654-60}
}
Cancer registrations among young individuals (under age 30 years) for a 30-year period (1960-1989) were used to investigate the risk of cancer in migrants to Israel, and in their offspring, relative to Israel-born individuals with Israel-born parents. Relative risks of testis and ovarian cancer (germ cell tumours and carcinomas), melanoma, and carcinomas of nasopharynx, colorectum, breast, cervix and thyroid were calculated according to father's birthplace, and odds ratios for birthplace of… CONTINUE READING

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