Carbaryl exposure and incident cancer in the Agricultural Health Study.

@article{Mahajan2007CarbarylEA,
  title={Carbaryl exposure and incident cancer in the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Rajeev Mahajan and Aaron E. Blair and J. Michael Coble and Charles F. Lynch and Jane A. Hoppin and Dale P Sandler and Michael C. R. Alavanja},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={121 8},
  pages={1799-805}
}
Carbaryl is a carbamate insecticide with a broad spectrum of uses in agricultural, commercial and household settings. It has previously been linked with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) but studies of cancer risk in humans are limited. We examined occupational carbaryl use and risk of all cancers in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective study of a cohort of pesticide applicators in North Carolina and Iowa. This analysis included 21,416 subjects (1,291 cases) enrolled from 1993-1997 and… CONTINUE READING