Season of birth and other perinatal risk factors for melanoma.

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Season of birth and other perinatal risk factors for melanoma. / Crump, Casey; Sundquist, Kristina; Sieh, Weiva; Winkleby, Marilyn; Sundquist, Jan.

I: International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 43, Nr. 3, 2014, s. 793-801.

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T1 - Season of birth and other perinatal risk factors for melanoma.

AU - Crump, Casey

AU - Sundquist, Kristina

AU - Sieh, Weiva

AU - Winkleby, Marilyn

AU - Sundquist, Jan

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is the main risk factor for cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM), but its specific effect in infancy is unknown. We examined whether season of birth, a proxy for solar UVR exposure in the first few months of life, is associated with CMM in childhood through young adulthood.

AB - Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is the main risk factor for cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM), but its specific effect in infancy is unknown. We examined whether season of birth, a proxy for solar UVR exposure in the first few months of life, is associated with CMM in childhood through young adulthood.

U2 - 10.1093/ije/dyt277

DO - 10.1093/ije/dyt277

M3 - Article

VL - 43

SP - 793

EP - 801

JO - International Journal of Epidemiology

JF - International Journal of Epidemiology

SN - 1464-3685

IS - 3

ER -