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Nature. 1994 Feb 24;367(6465):678-80.

Paternal exposure not to blame.

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Imperial Cancer Research Fund Cancer Units, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, UK.

Abstract

The "Gardner hypothesis" suggests that an excess of childhood leukaemia near a nuclear reprocessing plant is caused by paternal exposure to ionizing radiation. But the evidence shows that this explanation is wrong.

PMID:
8107860
DOI:
10.1038/367678a0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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