Maternal and birth characteristics and childhood rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Children's Oncology Group.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Cancer causes & control : CCC, Volume 25, Issue 7, p.905-13 (2014)


2014, Clinical Research Division, July 2014


Previous assessments of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma have indicated maternal and birth characteristics may be associated with tumor development; however, much work remains to identify novel and confirm suspected risk factors. Our objective was to evaluate the associations between maternal and birth characteristics and childhood rhabdomyosarcoma.