Ana Jiménez Zabala

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BACKGROUND Evidence on the association between colorectal cancer and exposure to disinfection by-products in drinking water is inconsistent. OBJECTIVES We assessed long-term exposure to trihalomethanes (THMs), the most prevalent group of chlorination by-products, to evaluate the association with colorectal cancer. METHODS A multicenter case-control(More)
BACKGROUND Ingested nitrate leads to endogenous formation of N-nitroso compounds that are breast carcinogens in animals, but human evidence is limited. OBJECTIVE We evaluated ingested nitrate as a risk factor for breast cancer (BC) in a multicase-control study. METHODS Hospital-based incident BC cases and population-based controls were recruited in(More)
  • Ana Jiménez Zabala, Mónica Otazua Font, Pepa Maiztegi Gallastegi, Elena Serrano Ibarbia, Ana Juaristi Arrieta, Loreto Santa Marina Rodríguez
  • 2011
BACKGROUND Directive 98/8/EC harmonizes and regulates in the European market authorization and registration of biocides and establishes a period of 14 years for review of active substances. This study analyzes the most significant changes produced in the registry of biocides used as disinfectants registered since the publication of the Directive. METHOD(More)
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