Agricultural use of organophosphate pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among male farmers (United States)

@article{Waddell2001AgriculturalUO,
  title={Agricultural use of organophosphate pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among male farmers (United States)},
  author={Barry L. Waddell and Shelia Hoar Zahm and Dalsu Baris and Dennis D. Weisenburger and Frederick F. Holmes and Leon F. Burmeister and Kenneth P. Cantor and Aaron Blair},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={509-517}
}
Objective: Data from three population-based case–control studies conducted in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota were pooled to evaluate the relationship between the use of organophosphate pesticides and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) among white male farmers. Methods: The data set included 748 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and 2236 population-based controls. Telephone or in-person interviews were utilized to obtain information on the use of pesticides. Odds ratios (OR) adjusted for age… CONTINUE READING