An update of cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study.

  title={An update of cancer incidence in the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Stella Koutros and Michael C. R. Alavanja and Jay H. Lubin and Dale P Sandler and Jane A. Hoppin and Charles F. Lynch and Charles E Knott and Aaron E. Blair and Laura E. Beane Freeman},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={52 11},
OBJECTIVE Our objective is to reevaluate cancer incidence among Agricultural Health Study participants. METHODS Standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) and relative standardized ratios were calculated. RESULTS A significant excess of prostate cancer was seen for private and commercial applicators (SIR = 1.19, 95% CI 1.14, 1.25 and SIR = 1.28, 95% CI = 1.00, 1.61, respectively). Excesses were observed for lip cancer (SIR = 1.97, 95% CI = 1.02, 3.44) and multiple myeloma (SIR = 1.42, 95% CI = 1… CONTINUE READING
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