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of 'Clinical presentation and diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma'

Family history of haematopoietic malignancies and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk in the California Teachers Study.
Lu Y, Sullivan-Halley J, Cozen W, Chang ET, Henderson K, Ma H, Deapen D, Clarke C, Reynolds P, Neuhausen SL, Anton-Culver H, Ursin G, West D, Bernstein L
Br J Cancer. 2009;100(3):524. Epub 2009 Jan 20.
Family history of haematopoietic malignancies appears to be a risk factor for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), but whether risk varies by family member's gender is unclear. Among 121 216 women participating in the prospective California Teachers Study, NHL risk varied by type of haematopoietic malignancy and gender of the relative.
Department of Preventive Medicine, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center NOR-3429, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9175, USA.