Childhood cancer in relation to parental race and ethnicity: a 5-state pooled analysis.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer, Volume 116, Issue 12, p.3045-53 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adult, African Americans, Age of Onset, Asian Continental Ancestry Group, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Epidemiology Core Facility, Ethnic Groups, European Continental Ancestry Group, Hispanic Americans, Humans, Maternal Age, Neoplasms, Parents, Public Health Sciences Division, Sex Factors, Shared Resources

Abstract:

Children of different racial/ethnic backgrounds have varying risks of cancer. However, to the authors' knowledge, few studies to date have examined cancer occurrence in children of mixed ancestry.