Cancer incidence in Italian contaminated sites

  title={Cancer incidence in Italian contaminated sites},
  author={Pietro Comba and Paolo Ricci and Ivano Iavarone and Roberta Pirastu and Carlotta Buzzoni and Mario Fusco and Stefano Ferretti and L Fazzo and Roberto Pasetto and Amerigo Zona and Emanuele Crocetti},
  journal={Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanita},
  volume={50 2},
INTRODUCTION The incidence of cancer among residents in sites contaminated by pollutants with a possible health impact is not adequately studied. In Italy, SENTIERI Project (Epidemiological study of residents in National Priority Contaminated Sites, NPCSs) was implemented to study major health outcomes for residents in 44 NPCSs. METHODS The Italian Association of Cancer Registries (AIRTUM) records cancer incidence in 23 NPCSs. For each NPCSs, the incidence of all malignant cancers combined… CONTINUE READING
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