Risk of childhood leukemia and parental self-reported occupational exposure to chemicals, dusts, and fumes: results from pooled analyses of German population-based case-control studies.

@article{Schz2000RiskOC,
  title={Risk of childhood leukemia and parental self-reported occupational exposure to chemicals, dusts, and fumes: results from pooled analyses of German population-based case-control studies.},
  author={Joachim Sch{\"u}z and Uwe Kaletsch and Rolf Meinert and Peter Kaatsch and Jens Michaelis},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={835-8}
}
A recent large-scale United States study reported an association between parental exposure to hydrocarbons at work and the risk of childhood leukemia. Parental occupational exposure to different chemicals and industrial dusts or fumes also was assessed in three German case-control studies that were conducted from 1992-1997. The design and methods of exposure assessment were similar for these studies; therefore, they were pooled for this analysis. In total, these three studies involved 1138… CONTINUE READING
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