Meta-analysis concludes that breastfeeding reduces risk of childhood leukaemia
A meta-analysis has concluded that both short-term and long-term breastfeeding reduce the risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloblastic leukemia.
Breastfeeding may reduce the risk of childhood acute leukaemia
Information regarding breastfeeding was obtained through telephone interviews with mothers of 1744 children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) and 1879 matched control subjects...
Review shows that risk of Hodgkin's disease is reduced by breastfeeding for six months or more
To assess the association between infant feeding and childhood cancer, a qualitative review of 9 published case-control studies was undertaken.
Breastfeeding may reduce risk of childhood cancers
Total duration of breastfeeding and of exclusive breastfeeding was studied and compared in 99 childhood cancer cases and 90 controls.
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