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Residential magnetic fields exposure and childhood leukemia: a population-based case-control study in California.

Authors
  • Kheifets, Leeka1
  • Crespi, Catherine M2
  • Hooper, Chris3
  • Cockburn, Myles4
  • Amoon, Aryana T5
  • Vergara, Ximena P5, 6
  • 1 Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA. [email protected]
  • 2 Department of Biostatistics, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA.
  • 3 Enertech Consultants, Campbell, CA, 95008, USA.
  • 4 Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, USA.
  • 5 Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA.
  • 6 Energy and Environment, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, 94304, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer Causes & Control
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
Volume
28
Issue
10
Pages
1117–1123
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10552-017-0951-6
PMID: 28900736
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Our large, statewide, record-based case-control study of childhood leukemia in California does not in itself provide clear evidence of risk associated with greater exposure to magnetic fields from power lines, but could be viewed as consistent with previous findings of increased risk.

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