Cancer incidence in the Love Canal area.

@article{Janerich1981CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in the Love Canal area.},
  author={Dwight T. Janerich and Wes Burnett and G C Feck and M. Hoff and Philip C. Nasca and Anthony P Polednak and Peter Greenwald and N J Vianna},
  journal={Science},
  year={1981},
  volume={212 4501},
  pages={1404-7}
}
Data from the New York Cancer Registry show no evidence for higher cancer rates associated with residence near the Love Canal toxic waste burial site in comparison with the entire state outside of New York City. Rates of liver cancer, lymphoma, and leukemia, which were selected for special attention, were not consistently elevated. Among the other cancers studied, a higher rate was noted only for respiratory cancer, but it was not consistent across age groups and appeared to be related to a… CONTINUE READING