Breast-feeding duration and childhood acute leukemia and lymphomas in a sample of Turkish children


Altinkaynak S., Selimoglu M. A. , Turgut A., Kilicaslan B., Ertekin V.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, vol.42, no.5, pp.568-572, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.mpg.0000215309.93911.84
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.568-572

Abstract

Objectives: Whether breast-feeding is associated with decreased incidence of the lymphoid malignancies in children is uncertain. We evaluated childhood acute leukemia and lymphoma in relation to duration of breast-feeding.