Cancer and Reproductive Risks in the Semiconductor Industry

  title={Cancer and Reproductive Risks in the Semiconductor Industry},
  author={J. LaDou and J. Bailar},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  pages={376 - 385}
  • J. LaDou, J. Bailar
  • Published 2007
  • Business, Medicine
  • International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Abstract Although many reproductive toxicants and carcinogens are used in the manufacture of semiconductor chips, and worrisome findings have been reported, no broad epidemiologic study has been conducted to define possible risks in a comprehensive way. With few exceptions, the American semiconductor industry has not supported access for independent studies. Older technologies are exported to newly industrialized countries as newer technologies are installed in Japan, the United States, and… CONTINUE READING
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