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People who had childhood measles were 66% less likely to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma
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People who had childhood measles, versus those who did not, were
- 66% less likely to have Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- 40% less likely to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- 71% less likely to have follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Montella M. Childhood Infections and the Risk of Lymphomas: a Case-Control Study. Poster session on June 4, 2005 at the European Society of Medical Oncology Scientific & Educational Conference (ESMO), 2005; Abstract 119-P.
Author’s Contact Info
Maurizio Montella, MD
Unit of Epidemiology
Istituto Tumori Fondazione Pascale
RCSS, Via M. Semmola 1
80131, Naples, Italy
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