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Investigations of Early Life Determinants of Pediatric and Adult Malignancies in a Population

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In collaboration with investigators from the U.S. CDC and the China CDC, NCI is assessing risk of pediatric leukemia and other pediatric cancers in a large population of offspring of mothers enrolled in a community intervention program of periconception folic acid supplementation in China. Pediatric cancer risks will be compared in offspring of mothers treated vs. offspring of mothers not treated with folic acid supplements.

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