Radium in drinking water and the risk of death from bone cancer among Ontario youths.

@article{Finkelstein1994RadiumID,
  title={Radium in drinking water and the risk of death from bone cancer among Ontario youths.},
  author={Murray Martin Finkelstein},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1994},
  volume={151 5},
  pages={565-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether residents of Ontario who are exposed to radium 226 naturally occurring in drinking water are at increased risk of bone cancer. DESIGN A population-based case-control study of records from death and birth registries. Water samples were obtained from residences at the time of birth and of death. SETTING Ontario. PARTICIPANTS All Ontario-born people under the age of 26 years who died of bone cancer between 1950 and 1983. Control subjects were those who died of… CONTINUE READING