Cancer mortality in a Chinese population exposed to hexavalent chromium in water.

@article{Zhang1997CancerMI,
  title={Cancer mortality in a Chinese population exposed to hexavalent chromium in water.},
  author={Jun D. Zhang and Sophia Hsin-Jung Li},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={315-9}
}
This report is a clarification and further analysis of our previously published mortality study regarding groundwater contamination with hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) in the JinZhou area of China between 1965 and 1978. In our previous report, we stated that a significant excess of overall cancer mortality was observed (P = 0.04) in five Cr(+6)-contaminated villages combined. Further analysis revealed no clear statistical increase in cancer mortality in the three villages adjacent to the source of… CONTINUE READING

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