Cancer mortality and congenital anomalies in a region of Italy with intense environmental pressure due to waste

@article{Martuzzi2009CancerMA,
  title={Cancer mortality and congenital anomalies in a region of Italy with intense environmental pressure due to waste},
  author={Marco Martuzzi and Francesco Mitis and Fabrizio Bianchi and Fabrizio Minichilli and Pietro Comba and Lucia Fazzo},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={66},
  pages={725 - 732}
}
Objectives: Waste management in the Campania region has been characterised, since the 1980s, by widespread uncontrolled and illegal practices of waste dumping, generating concerns over the health implications. The objective of this study was to evaluate possible adverse health effects of such environmental pressure. Methods: The health effects of waste-related environmental exposures in Campania were assessed in a correlation study on nine causes of death (for the years 1994–2001) and 12 types… 
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