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Title of Collaborative Activity:

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

Description of Collaborative Activity:

In collaboration with investigators from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the China CDC, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is assessing the risk of pediatric leukemia and other pediatric cancers in a large population of offspring of mothers enrolled in a community intervention program of peri-conception 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.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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