Consanguinity and family history of cancer in children with leukemia and lymphomas


Bener A. , DENIC S., AL-MAZROUEI M.

CANCER, vol.92, no.1, pp.1-6, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Title of Journal : CANCER
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6

Abstract

BACKGROUND. In native population of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the rate of consanguineous marriages is 50.5%. This study was designed to determine whether the rates of consanguinity and family history of cancer among the families of children with lymphoid malignancy are different from those in the general population.