Risk of internal cancers from arsenic in drinking water.

  title={Risk of internal cancers from arsenic in drinking water.},
  author={Knashawn Hodge Morales and Louise Ryan and Tzong-fu Kuo and Manfred Man-fat Wu and C. J. Chen},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={655 - 661}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is under a congressional mandate to revise its current standard for arsenic in drinking water. We present a risk assessment for cancers of the bladder, liver, and lung from exposure to arsenic in water, based on data from 42 villages in an arseniasis-endemic region of Taiwan. We calculate excess lifetime risk estimates for several variations of the generalized linear model and for the multistage-Weibull model. Risk estimates are sensitive to the model… CONTINUE READING
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