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

Publication Type:

Journal Article


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


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


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.