Index Tumors of Lymphatic and Hematopoietic Tissues

  • Bruce S. Schoenberg
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 58)


Population Studied. 4,234 males and 3,289 females with malignant neoplasms of the lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues were followed for the subsequent development of independent primary malignant neoplasms; 161 such subsequent neoplasms were diagnosed. The cohort of individuals with a malignancy of the lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues contributed 17,240 person-years of observation.


Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Histologic Confirmation Primary Malignant Neoplasm Hematopoietic Tissue Multiple Primary Cancer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce S. Schoenberg
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  1. 1.Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology and Department of NeurologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.National Cancer InstituteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Epidemiology and Public HealthYale University School of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.Department of NeurologyGeorgetown University School of MedicineUSA

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