Bladder cancer, drinking water source, and tap water consumption: a case-control study.

  title={Bladder cancer, drinking water source, and tap water consumption: a case-control study.},
  author={Kenneth P. Cantor and Robert Hoover and Patricia A Hartge and Thomas J. Mason and Debra T. Silverman and Ronald Altman and Donald F. Austin and Margaret A. Child and Charles R. Key and Loraine D. Marrett},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  volume={79 6},
Data from a population-based case-control interview study of incident bladder cancer in 10 areas of the United States were used to estimate relative risks among white men (2,116 cases, 3,892 controls) and women (689 cases, 1,366 controls) according to beverage intake level and type of water source. Individual year-by-year profiles of water source and treatment were developed by linking lifetime residential information with historical water utility data from an ancillary survey. Risk of bladder… CONTINUE READING
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