Antibiotic use and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a population-based case-control study

Lesley Anderson, G. Gridley, E.A. Engels, L.M. Morton, J.R. Cerhan, W. Cozen, R.K. Severson, S. Davis, P. Hartge, M.S. Linet

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Abstract

Antibiotic use in 759 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) patients and 589 controls was compared. Neither total antibiotic use ( odds ratio 0.7, 95% confidence interval = 0.5-1.2), nor antibiotic use by site, was associated with total NHL, or NHL subtypes. There were no trends with frequency or age at first use (P trend = 0.23 and 0.26, respectively).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume98
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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