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Pathogenesis is multifactorial

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7007.749b (Published 16 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:749
  1. Robert Gniadecki, Registrar
  1. Department of Dermatology, Rigshospitalet, 2100 Copenhagen (null set), Denmark

    EDITOR,--Johanna Adami and colleagues present evidence of an association between lymphoma and skin cancer, interpreting their findings as evidence of the role of immunosuppression induced by ultraviolet light in the pathogenesis of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and leukaemia.1 There are, however, several reasons for believing that this conclusion may not be valid. According to the authors' line of reasoning, the incidence of lymphoma in countries where people are exposed to high doses of ultraviolet radiation should …

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