American data refute ultraviolet hypothesis

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7007.750a (Published 16 September 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:750
  1. Robert Newton, Medical Research Council training fellow
  1. Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE

    EDITOR,--Johanna Adami and colleagues suggest that an association between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and skin cancer supports the hypothesis that exposure to ultraviolet light may be causally related to the development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.1 Such an association would, however, be expected in a cohort of survivors of immunosuppressive treatment for …

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