Incidence of soft tissue sarcomas in an Italian area affected by illegal waste dumping sites.

@article{Benedetti2015IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of soft tissue sarcomas in an Italian area affected by illegal waste dumping sites.},
  author={Marta Benedetti and L Fazzo and Carlotta Buzzoni and Pietro Comba and Corrado Magnani and Mario Fusco},
  journal={Archives of environmental & occupational health},
  year={2015},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={154-9}
}
The aim of the present study was to investigate the possible association between occurrence of soft tissue sarcomas (STS) and residence in an Italian area affected by illegal practices of dumping and setting fire to both hazardous and solid urban wastes. Standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) were computed separately for STS and some specific STS subtypes. The analysis was performed for the total population and for specific age groups, namely, children, adolescents, and adults. In adults, no… CONTINUE READING
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