OBSTETRICS: GENETICSCancer Risk in Individuals With Major Birth Defects: Large Nordic Population Based Case-Control Study Among Children, Adolescents, and AdultsDaltveit, Dagrun Slettebø; Klungsøyr, Kari; Engeland, Anders; Ekbom, Anders; Gissler, Mika; Glimelius, Ingrid; Grotmol, Tom; Madanat-Harjuoja, Laura; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Sæther, Solbjørg Makalani Myrtveit; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Troisi, Rebecca; Bjørge, ToneAuthor Information Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen (D.S.D., K.K., A. Engeland, T.B.); Division of Mental and Physical Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health (K.K., A. Engeland), Bergen, Norway; Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine/Solna, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (A. Ekbom); Information Services Department, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Helsinki, Finland (M.G.); Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (M.G.) and Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine (I.G.), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm; Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Uppsala (I.G.), Sweden; Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway (T.G., T.B.); Cancer Society of Finland, Finnish Cancer Registry (L.M.-H.); Department of Pediatrics, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital (L.M.-H.), Helsinki, Finland; Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark (A.G.O., H.T.S.); Department of Health Promotion, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway (S.M.M.S.); and Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD (R.T.) Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2021 - Volume 76 - Issue 4 - p 191-193 doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000743352.84907.0b Buy Metrics Abstract (Abstracted from BMJ 2020;371:m4060) Birth defects are strong risk factors for childhood cancers. While past studies have identified associations between birth defects and cancer in children, few have looked at these associations into adulthood. Copyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.