Maria Castellanos's, MD, article shows living along US-Mexico border linked to higher risk for death among children with leukemia

Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who resided along the U.S.-Mexico border appeared at higher risk for death than their counterparts in other areas of Texas, according to study results published in Cancer.

However, among children with acute myeloid leukemia, researchers observed an increased risk for death only among those who resided in rural border counties.


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