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Socioeconomic position in childhood and cancer in adulthood: a rapid-review
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    Early life social conditions and adult cancers: a fundamental research question

    We commend the authors for taking the hypothesis that cancer may have its roots in early life social conditions seriously [1]. Social inequalities exist for many cancer types and are usually attributed to differences in lifestyles and behaviours. Thus, attempts at primary prevention are often confined to relatively proximal disease risk factors at the individual level.

    Cancer development has mainly been conside...

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