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Exposure to professional pest control treatments and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia†
Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011
Copyright © 2011 UICC
International Journal of Cancer
Volume 129, Issue 7, pages 1678–1688, 1 October 2011
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Bailey, H. D., Armstrong, B. K., de Klerk, N. H., Fritschi, L., Attia, J., Scott, R. J., Smibert, E., Milne, E. and for the Aus-ALL Consortium (2011), Exposure to professional pest control treatments and the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Int. J. Cancer, 129: 1678–1688. doi: 10.1002/ijc.25769
The Aus-ALL consortium conducted the study and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (TICHR), University of Western Australia, was the coordinating centre. Bruce K. Armstrong (Sydney School of Public Health), Elizabeth Milne (TICHR), Frank M. van Bockxmeer (Royal Perth Hospital), Michelle Haber (Children's Cancer Institute Australia), Rodney J. Scott (University of Newcastle), John Attia (University of Newcastle), Murray D. Norris (Children's Cancer Institute Australia), Carol Bower (TICHR), Nicholas H. de Klerk (TICHR), Lin Fritschi (WA Institute for Medical Research), Ursula R. Kees (TICHR), Margaret Miller (Edith Cowan University), Judith R. Thompson (WA Cancer Registry) were the research investigators and Helen D. Bailey (TICHR) was the project coordinator. The clinical investigators were: Frank Alvaro (John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle); Catherine Cole (Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth); Luciano Dalla Pozza (Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney); John Daubenton (Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart); Peter Downie (Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne); Liane Lockwood, (Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane); Maria Kirby (Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide); Glenn Marshall (Sydney Children's Hospital, Sydney); Elizabeth Smibert (Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne); Ram Suppiah, (previously Mater Children's Hospital, Brisbane).
- Issue published online: 26 JUL 2011
- Article first published online: 11 FEB 2011
- Accepted manuscript online: 15 NOV 2010 03:01PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 SEP 2010
- Manuscript Received: 21 JUL 2010
- The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Grant Number: 254539
- NHMRC Post Graduate Scholarship. Grant Number: 513934
- NHMRC Career Development Award. Grant Number: 513910
- NHMRC Fellowship. Grant Number: 513706
- Nine Broadcasting Network Children's Cancer Research Fund
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