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The Agricultural Health Study.
The Agricultural Health Study, a large prospective cohort study has been initiated in North Carolina and Iowa. The objectives of this study are to: 1) identify and quantify cancer risks among men,… Expand
Integrative assessment of multiple pesticides as risk factors for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma among men
- A. D. De Roos, S. Zahm, +4 authors A. Blair
- Occupational and environmental medicine
- 22 August 2003
Background: An increased rate of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) has been repeatedly observed among farmers, but identification of specific exposures that explain this observation has proven difficult.… Expand
Clues to cancer etiology from studies of farmers.
- A. Blair, S. Zahm, N. Pearce, E. F. Heineman, J. Fraumeni
- Scandinavian journal of work, environment…
- 1 August 1992
This article summarizes cancer risks among farmers to clarify the magnitude of the problem and to suggest directions for future research. Significant excesses occurred for Hodgkin's disease, multiple… Expand
A quantitative approach for estimating exposure to pesticides in the Agricultural Health Study.
- M. Dosemeci, M. Alavanja, +7 authors A. Blair
- Chemistry, Medicine
- The Annals of occupational hygiene
- 1 March 2002
We developed a quantitative method to estimate long-term chemical-specific pesticide exposures in a large prospective cohort study of more than 58000 pesticide applicators in North Carolina and Iowa.… Expand
Drinking Water Nitrate and the Risk of Non‐Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- M. Ward, S. Mark, K. Cantor, D. Weisenburger, A. Correa-Villaseñor, S. Zahm
- 1 September 1996
&NA; The increasing incidence of non‐Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in the United States is only partially explained by known risk factors. Nitrate is a contaminant of drinking water in many rural areas.… Expand
Cohort mortality study of Philadelphia firefighters.
- D. Baris, T. Garrity, J. L. Telles, E. F. Heineman, A. Olshan, S. Zahm
- American journal of industrial medicine
- 1 May 2001
BACKGROUND Fire fighters are exposed to a wide variety of toxic chemicals. Previous studies have reported excess risk of some cancers but have been limited by small numbers or little information on… Expand
Risk of female breast cancer associated with serum polychlorinated biphenyls and 1,1-dichloro-2,2'-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene.
- T. Zheng, T. Holford, +9 authors S. Zahm
- Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a…
- 1 February 2000
This case-control study was designed to investigate the relationship between polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and 1,1-dichloro-2,2'-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) and breast cancer risk in… Expand
Prior Medical Conditions and Medication use and Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Connecticut United States Women
AbstractObjective: To further investigate the role of prior medical conditions and medication use in the etiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), we analyzed the data from a population-based… Expand
Mortality and cancer incidence in a pooled cohort of US firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (1950–2009)
- R. Daniels, T. Kubale, +7 authors L. Pinkerton
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 14 October 2013
Objectives To examine mortality patterns and cancer incidence in a pooled cohort of 29 993 US career firefighters employed since 1950 and followed through 2009. Methods Mortality and cancer incidence… Expand
Mortality among participants in the agricultural health study.
PURPOSE This analysis of the Agricultural Health Study cohort assesses the mortality experience of licensed pesticide applicators and their spouses. METHODS This report is based on 52,393 private… Expand