Case–control study of PCBs, other organochlorines and breast cancer in Eastern Slovakia

@article{Pavk2003CasecontrolSO,
  title={Case–control study of PCBs, other organochlorines and breast cancer in Eastern Slovakia},
  author={Mari{\'a}n Pav{\'u}k and James R. Cerhan and Charles F. Lynch and Anton Ko{\vc}an and J{\'a}n Petr{\'i}k and Jana Chovancov{\'a}},
  journal={Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={267-275}
}
This case–control study was designed to investigate association between polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and risk of breast cancer in an area of high environmental exposure in the Michalovce district of eastern Slovakia. Incident breast cancer cases from the Michalovce district diagnosed between May 1997 and May 1999 were recruited through the Oncology Department of the District Hospital. A total of 15 individual PCB congeners, 2,2′-bis(4-chlorophenyl)-1,1-dichloroethylene (DDE), 2,2-bis(4… CONTINUE READING

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