Gliomas and meningiomas in men in Los Angeles County: investigation of exposures to N-nitroso compounds.

@article{PrestonMartin1991GliomasAM,
  title={Gliomas and meningiomas in men in Los Angeles County: investigation of exposures to N-nitroso compounds.},
  author={Susan Preston-Martin and Wendy Mack},
  journal={IARC scientific publications},
  year={1991},
  volume={105},
  pages={197-203}
}
We conducted a case-control study of primary tumours of the brain and cranial meninges in Los Angeles County to investigate the hypothesis that these tumours are related to occupational exposures. We also collected limited data on diet and personal habits that are likely to involve exposure to N-nitroso compounds (NOC), NOC precursors and modulators of NOC metabolism. Interviews were conducted with 272 men with a brain tumour diagnosed in 1980-84 and with 272 individually matched neighbourhood… CONTINUE READING
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