Mortality and cancer incidence in cohorts of Swedish fishermen and fishermen's wives: updated findings.

@article{Mikoczy2009MortalityAC,
  title={Mortality and cancer incidence in cohorts of Swedish fishermen and fishermen's wives: updated findings.},
  author={Zoli Mikoczy and Lars Rylander},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2009},
  volume={74 7},
  pages={938-43}
}
OBJECTIVES Intake of fish is an important source for many essential substances, such as n-3 PUFA. However, certain fish also contains relatively high levels of PCBs and dioxins. In Sweden, the concentrations of these compounds are higher in fatty fish caught at the east coast as compared to fish from the west coast. The aim of the present study was to assess cancer incidence and mortality pattern among cohorts with a relatively high intake of locally caught fish from the Swedish coasts… CONTINUE READING
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