Wilms' tumour: a systematic review of risk factors and meta-analysis.

@article{Chu2010WilmsTA,
  title={Wilms' tumour: a systematic review of risk factors and meta-analysis.},
  author={Anna L Chu and Julia E Heck and Karina C. B. Ribeiro and Paul E Brennan and Paolo Boffetta and Patricia A. Buffler and Rayjean J Hung},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          449-69
        }
}
Wilms' tumour comprises 95% of all renal cancers among children less than 15 years of age. The purpose of this review is to examine the existing literature on perinatal and environmental risk factors for Wilms' tumour. A search for epidemiological studies that examined risk factors for Wilms' tumour was undertaken in Medline, LILACS, ISI Web of Science and Dissertation Abstracts. A total of 37 studies, including 14 cohort, 21 case-control and 2 case-cohort studies, were identified that examined… CONTINUE READING
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