Acute myeloid leukaemia and exposure to organic solvents – a case–control study

  title={Acute myeloid leukaemia and exposure to organic solvents – a case–control study},
  author={Dusica Lazarov and Harry Arthur Waldron and Dusan Pejin},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
The objective was to study the relation between exposure to organic solvents and the risk of developing acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in Caucasians aged 18 years and more. Ninety-eight cases of AML were diagnosed from September 1986 to March 1990 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and in two London hospitals from September 1988 and May 1994 and from July 1992 and July 1994, respectively. Two controls were matched to each case by hospital, year of admission, gender and 5-year age group. Information on… CONTINUE READING


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