Too much of a good thing? Nitrate from nitrogen fertilizers and cancer.

@article{Ward2009TooMO,
  title={Too much of a good thing? Nitrate from nitrogen fertilizers and cancer.},
  author={Mary H. Ward},
  journal={Reviews on environmental health},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={357-63}
}
  • Mary H. Ward
  • Published 2009 in Reviews on environmental health
Nitrate levels in water supplies have been increasing in many areas of the world; therefore, additional studies of populations with well-characterized exposures are urgently needed to further our understanding of cancer risk associated with nitrate ingestion. Future studies should assess exposure for individuals (e.g., case-control, cohort studies) in a time frame relevant to disease development, and evaluate factors affecting nitrosation. Estimating N-nitroso compounds formation via nitrate… CONTINUE READING
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