The upper midwest health study: a case–control study of pesticide applicators and risk of glioma

@inproceedings{Yiin2012TheUM,
  title={The upper midwest health study: a case–control study of pesticide applicators and risk of glioma},
  author={James H Yiin and Avima M. Ruder and Patricia Ann Stewart and Martha A. Waters and T. Leticia Espinosa Carre{\'o}n and Mary Ann Butler and Geoffrey Calvert and Karen E. Davis-King and Paul A Schulte and Jack S. Mandel and Roscoe F. Morton and Douglas J. Reding and Kenneth D. Rosenman},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND An excess incidence of brain cancer in farmers has been noted in several studies. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health developed the Upper Midwest Health Study (UMHS) as a case-control study of intracranial gliomas and pesticide uses among rural residents. Previous studies of UMHS participants, using "ever-never" exposure to farm pesticides and analyzing men and women separately, found no positive association of farm pesticide exposure and glioma risks. The… CONTINUE READING
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