Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and occupational exposure to chemicals in Canada. Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Research Group.

@article{Mao2000NonHodgkinsLA,
  title={Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and occupational exposure to chemicals in Canada. Canadian Cancer Registries Epidemiology Research Group.},
  author={Yang Mao and Jinfu Hu and A M Ugnat and Kathy B. White},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={69-73}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been increasing in Canada. This study assessed the effect of occupational exposure to specific chemicals on the risk of NHL. PATIENTS AND METHODS Mailed questionnaires were used to obtain data on 1469 newly diagnosed, histologically confirmed NHL cases and 5073 population controls between 1994 and 1997 in eight Canadian provinces. Data was collected on socioeconomic status, life-style, diet, occupation, and years of exposure to any… CONTINUE READING