5 edition of Perinatal Risk Factors for Childhood Leukemia found in the catalog.
Perinatal Risk Factors for Childhood Leukemia
by Uppsala Universitet
Written in English
|Series||Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Medicine, 1111|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||45|
Childhood leukemia risk increased with maternal age for mothers born in the past, whereas maternal age had no effect on this risk for mothers born more recently. This finding may explain the inconsistency of previous studies and suggests that leukemia risk may be related to an environmental factor to which women’s exposure has changed over by: 7. Perinatal Risk Factors and Behaviors. This section provides information on many aspects of women’s health before and during pregnancy, all of which can strongly influence the health of their children.
Zack M, Adami HO et al () Maternal and perinatal risk factors for childhood leukemia. Cancer Res 51(14)– PubMed Google Scholar Zintzaras E, Koufakis T et al () A meta-analysis of genotypes and haplotypes of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphisms in acute lymphoblastic by: 6. A risk factor is any factor that is associated with increasing someone’s chances of developing a certain condition, such as cancer. Some risk factors are modifiable, such as lifestyle or environmental risk factors, and others cannot be modified, such as inherited .
Leukemia is a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow. The four broad subtypes most likely to be encountered by primary care physicians are acute lymphoblastic, acute Cited by: risk must be considered. This review of both environmental and genetic risk factors for childhood leukemia evaluates the current published literature and synthesizes the available knowledge. Furthermore, attention is directed to expected sources of new advances and the compelling current issues that need to beFile Size: KB.
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A case control study of Scottish children aimed to identify risk factors for leukaemia and other cancers operating in the prenatal environment, during delivery and neonatally.
Cases (0–14 years) were age-and sex- matched to two population-based controls and details Cited by: A case control study of Scottish children aimed to identify risk factors for leukaemia and other cancers operating in the prenatal environment, during Cited by: Perinatal Risk Factors for Childhood Leukemia (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Medicine, ): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 1.
The aim of the studies described in this thesis was to assess the association between certain perinatal factors and the risk of childhood lymphatic and myeloid leukemia and infant leukemia.
The five studies presented were all conducted in Sweden as population-based case-control studies. All cases were born and diagnosed between with leukemia up to the age of 16 years. We conducted the first large cohort study to examine perinatal factors including season of birth, a proxy for perinatal infectious exposures, and risk of AML in childhood through young adulthood.
A national cohort of 3, persons without Down syndrome who were born in Sweden in – were followed up for AML incidence through Cited by: 9.
But sometimes childhood leukemia develops in children who don’t have any of the risk factors described below. Childhood leukemia is most common among Caucasian and Hispanic children. About 75% of all childhood leukemias are acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and most of these ALLs occur in children between the ages of 1 and 4 years.
Abstract. Background: Because Perinatal Risk Factors for Childhood Leukemia book incidence of childhood acute lymphatic leukemia peaks between 2 and 4 years of age, the risk factors may exert their influence during the prenatal and/or the neonatal periods.
Results of previous studies of perinatal risk factors have been contradictory, perhaps because most studies either have been hospital based or have been restricted to limited Cited by: of stem cells, and possibly others.
Usefulness for human risk estimation would be strengthened by the study of these factors in more than one species, and by a focus on specific human risk issues. Key words: cancer, chemical carcinogens, childhood, exposure, fetus, in utero, ionizing radiation, neonatal, postnatal, preconception.” Graph.
Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention. Learn about the risk factors for childhood leukemia and if there are things that can be done to help lower the risk. Risk Factors. A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer.
Learn more about the risk factors for childhood leukemia. Most kids with childhood leukemia don’t have any risk factors -- and doctors don’t know exactly what causes it.
Some things that may increase a child’s or teen’s chances of getting it include. Introduction. Leukemia is the most common cancer in childhood (age Cited by: Maternal Factors and Risk of Childhood Leukemia Article (PDF Available) in Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention: APJCP 15(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.
Conclusion High birth weight, advanced maternal age, and exposure to pesticides are risk factors of childhood leukemia. [Paediatr Indones. Read more. Childhood leukemia, the most common type of cancer in children and teens, is a cancer of the white blood al white blood cells form in the bone marrow.
They quickly travel through the Author: Annie Stuart. Specific risk factors for leukemia include: Exposure to cancer-causing agents.
People exposed to high doses of radiation (from the explosion of an atomic bomb, working in an atomic weapons plant, or a nuclear reactor accident) have a heightened risk of developing leukemia.
ON THIS PAGE: You will find out more about the factors that increase the chance of developing childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Use the menu to see other pages.A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing cancer.
Although risk factors often influence the development of cancer, most do not directly cause cancer. Childhood leukemia is leukemia that occurs in a child and is a type of childhood ood leukemia is the most common childhood cancer, accounting for 29% of cancers in children aged 0–14 in There are multiple forms of leukemia that occur in children, the most common being acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) followed by acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
What Causes Childhood Leukemia. Both major types of childhood leukemia—Acute lymphocytic (lymphoblastic) leukemia (ALL) and Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)—begin in the bone marrow, the soft inner part of the bone where new blood cells are created. As the leukemia cells accumulate inside the bone marrow, they overwhelm the healthy cells, eventually spreading into the blood stream.
Childhood Leukemia and Environmental Risk Factors: /ch Leukemia is a cancer that starts in blood forming cells which occurs in several forms of chronic or acute diseases. It is the most common cause of pediatricAuthor: Mounir Tilaoui, Abdelamjid Zyad, Hicham Chatoui, Tarik Rakkaa. Risk factors for childhood leukemia include having a brother or sister with leukemia, having certain genetic disorders and having had radiation or chemotherapy.
Treatment often cures childhood leukemia. Treatment options include chemotherapy, other drug therapy and radiation. In some cases bone marrow and blood stem cell transplantation might help. Research has shown that pre‐ and perinatal birth complications may impact the development of the child's physical, emotional, and behavioral outcomes.
In this entry, we explore the link between pre‐ and perinatal risk factors and the child's development of delinquent behavior during the first and second decades of the life : J. C. Barnes, Michael TenEyck. Organ Transplant is also a risk factor for Childhood Leukemia. These can be reasons behind the cause of childhood leukemia, but doctors are not so sure about this.
Thus, the exposure to any of these causes doesn’t mean that you will get caught by .A compendium of statistical trends and risk factors associated with childhood cancers is available here.
The NCI monograph, Cancer Incidence and Survival among Children and Adolescents: United States SEER Program,is intended to aid researchers in the .