Insect repellents, phenoxyherbicide exposure, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  title={Insect repellents, phenoxyherbicide exposure, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.},
  author={Helen H. McDuffie and Punam Pahwa and Diane Robson and James Arnold Dosman and Shirley Fincham and John Spinelli and John R McLaughlin},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={47 8},
OBJECTIVE We sought to test a hypothetical explanation of contradictory results in studies of phenoxyherbicides and NHL, that the exposure of rubber gloves recommended for use by farmers when mixing or applying pesticides simultaneously to 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid), DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), and ultraviolet rays increased their permeability to 2,4-D. METHODS We conducted a case (NHL n = 513)/control (n = 1506) study among men using age; province of residence; exposure to… CONTINUE READING


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