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Parental occupational exposure to benzene and the risk of childhood and adolescent acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a population-based study
  1. Julia E Heck1,2,3,
  2. Di He1,
  3. Zuelma Arellano Contreras1,
  4. Beate Ritz1,2,
  5. Jørn Olsen1,4,
  6. Johnni Hansen5
  1. 1 Department of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
  2. 2 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  3. 3 Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  4. 4 Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
  5. 5 Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Dr Julia E Heck, Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA; jeheck{at}ucla.edu

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  • Twitter @uclafsph @uclajccc @cancer_dk @ucla_coeh

  • Contributors JEH conceived, designed the presented work and drafted the article. JH acquired and linked data. DH and ZAC performed the data analysis. All authors reviewed results, commented on the manuscript and approved of the final version to be published.

  • Funding This study was supported by grants from the US National Institutes of Health (R21CA175959, R03ES021643). JEH was supported from a grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (grant 17-01882).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Human subjects approvals for this study were received from the Danish Data Protection Board and the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Twitter @uclafsph @uclajccc @cancer_dk @ucla_coeh

  • Contributors JEH conceived, designed the presented work and drafted the article. JH acquired and linked data. DH and ZAC performed the data analysis. All authors reviewed results, commented on the manuscript and approved of the final version to be published.

  • Funding This study was supported by grants from the US National Institutes of Health (R21CA175959, R03ES021643). JEH was supported from a grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (grant 17-01882).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval Human subjects approvals for this study were received from the Danish Data Protection Board and the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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