Epidemiologic Evidence for Genetic Variability in the Frequency of Cancer: Ethnic Differences

  • Robert W. Miller
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 43)


There are some remarkable ethnic differences in the frequency of cancer. Differences that change with migration are apparently due to the environment; those that remain constant are presumably due to inheritance, if diagnostic accuracy and reporting remain comparable.


Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Basal Cell Carcinoma Testicular Cancer Tinea Capitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert W. Miller
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  1. 1.Clinical Epidemiology BranchNational Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA

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