Male-Mediated Developmental Toxicity: Paternal Exposures and Childhood Cancer

  • Jonathan Buckley
Part of the Reproductive Biology book series (RBIO)


Investigation of the epidemiology of cancers of childhood provides some unique challenges, and offers the prospect of deeper understanding of the process of carcinogenesis as it applies to both adults and children. It can also be a frustrating and unrewarding pursuit. The question of the effect of paternal exposure on risk of cancer in an offspring illustrates both the fascination of this field, and its limitations.


Occupational Exposure Childhood Cancer Petroleum Product Childhood Leukemia Paternal Allele 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan Buckley
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  1. 1.Department of Preventive MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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