Risk of astrocytic brain tumors associated with occupational chemical exposures. A case-referent study.

@article{Thomas1987RiskOA,
  title={Risk of astrocytic brain tumors associated with occupational chemical exposures. A case-referent study.},
  author={Terry L Thomas and Patricia Ann Stewart and Annette Stemhagen and Pelayo Correa and Sandra A. Norman and Margit L. Bleecker and Robert Nathaniel Hoover},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1987},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={417-23}
}
A case-referent study was conducted on the risk of brain tumors among workers exposed to organic chemicals in petroleum refining and chemical manufacturing. Brain tumor cases in northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, and the Gulf Coast of Louisiana were identified from death certificates of a recent three-year period. The cases (N = 300) were white men aged greater than or equal to 30 years with a confirmed diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme, astrocytoma, or a mixed glioma with astrocytic cells… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

oeCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES lN PETROLEUM REFINING

2012
View 2 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Familial Glioma

View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…