Risk of Childhood Cancer by Maternal Birthplace: A Test of the Hispanic Paradox.
JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr 25;
Authors: Heck JE, Park AS, Contreras ZA, Davidson TB, Hoggatt KJ, Cockburn M, Ritz B
Abstract Importance: The Hispanic epidemiologic paradox is the phenomenon that non-US-born Hispanic mothers who immigrate to the United States have better pregnancy outcomes than their US-born counterparts. It is unknown whether this advantage extends to childhood cancer risk.