Is histological subtype a marker for environmental exposures in acute myelogenous leukemia?

@article{Crane1992IsHS,
  title={Is histological subtype a marker for environmental exposures in acute myelogenous leukemia?},
  author={Martin M. Crane and John E. Godwin and John F. Annegers and Michael J Keating},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1992},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={183-8}
}
The association between occupational and other environmental exposures was evaluated in 60 acute myelogenous leukemia cases and controls. Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals for prior cytotoxic therapy and benzene exposure, adjusted for age, sex, and race by logistic regression, were 3.7 (0.7, 19.9) and 2.6 (0.4, 15.2), respectively. No other work-related associations, including employment in electrical occupations, were present. Other associations were suggestive but may have been due to… CONTINUE READING

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