Organochlorine exposure estimation in the study of cancer etiology.

  title={Organochlorine exposure estimation in the study of cancer etiology.},
  author={Tracey J. Woodruff and Mary S. Wolff and Devra Lee Davis and David W Hayward},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={65 1},
This paper discusses sampling and design considerations relevant to the estimation of exposure to organochlorine compounds in epidemiological studies. We consider exposures measured directly via biomarkers of exposure in the body. It is critical for the design, implementation, and evaluation of studies that epidemiologists and biostatisticians be familiar with methodological issues relevant to the direct measure of exposure. Etiologic, toxicokinetic, quality control and quality assurance, and… CONTINUE READING