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Blood transfusions don't transmit cancer

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7603.1081-c (Published 24 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1081

A large database study from Scandinavia has laid to rest fears that cancer might be transmitted in blood transfusions. The authors studied 354 094 people who had received blood products between 1968 and 2002. The 12 012 (3%) who received products from donors …

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