Clonal chromosome aberrations in myeloid leukemia after styrene exposure.

  title={Clonal chromosome aberrations in myeloid leukemia after styrene exposure.},
  author={Henrik Albert Kolstad and Bent N\oorgaard Pedersen and J\orn Olsen and Elsebeth Lynge and Grant Jensen and Ida Marie Lisse and Preben Philip and Niels Thorsgaard Pedersen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={22 1},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to determine the risk of myeloid leukemia subclassified according to clonal chromosome aberrations in styrene-exposed workers. METHODS A nested case-referent study was carried out on 19 myeloid leukemia patients, of which 12 showed clonal chromosome aberrations, and 57 referents ascertained within the Danish reinforced plastics industry and similar industries with no styrene exposure. RESULTS A 2.5-fold increased risk for myeloid leukemia with clonal… CONTINUE READING

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