Epidemiology of Brain/Nervous System Tumors in Children

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Parviz Ghadirian, Ph.D.1,4, Kazem Fathie, M.D., Ph.D.2, Jean-Pierre Thouez, Ph.D.3 1Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, and Centre de recherche, CHUM-Hotel-Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada-Hospital Sainte-Justine, Research Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2Chairman of The American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons 3Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Montreal, and...

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The Relationship of Facet Asymmetry, Spina Bifida Occulta, and Transitional Vertebrae in the Lumbar Spine to Backache

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Charles F. Xeller, M.D., Mark Sanders, M.D., Mohammed Athari, M.D. and Ralph Gibson, M.D Introduction It was the purpose of this study to demonstrate any relationship of facet asymmetry, spina bifida occulta and transitional vertebrae to the possible causation of low back pain. Now, these specific vertebral anatomical anomalies are frequently identified on plain x-ray films. In the past, there have been several studies that have analyzed the...

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Epidemiology of Bone Cancer: An Overview

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Parviz Ghadirian, Ph.D., Kazem Fathie, M.D., Ph.D., Jean-Francois Emard, Ph.D. Epidemiology Research Unit Centre Hospitalier de I’Universite de Montreal- Hotel-Dieu, and Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons Introduction Characteristics of bone cancer occurrence: Bone cancer is not a common cancer compared to many other types of cancer. The principal...

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