Using Residential History and Groundwater Modeling to Examine Drinking Water Exposure and Breast Cancer

@inproceedings{Gallagher2010UsingRH,
  title={Using Residential History and Groundwater Modeling to Examine Drinking Water Exposure and Breast Cancer},
  author={Lisa G Gallagher and Thomas F. Webster and Ann Aschengrau and Ver{\'o}nica Vieira},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Spatial analyses of case-control data have suggested a possible link between breast cancer and groundwater plumes in upper Cape Cod, Massachusetts. OBJECTIVE We integrated residential histories, public water distribution systems, and groundwater modeling within geographic information systems (GIS) to examine the association between exposure to drinking water that has been contaminated by wastewater effluent and breast cancer. METHODS Exposure was assessed from 1947 to 1993 for… CONTINUE READING
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