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Atrazine and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study (1994-2007).

Freeman, LE; Rusiecki, JA; Hoppin, JA; Lubin, JH; Koutros, S; Andreotti, G; Zahm, SH; Hines, CJ; Coble, JB; Barone-Adesi, F; et al. Freeman, LE; Rusiecki, JA; Hoppin, JA; Lubin, JH; Koutros, S; Andreotti, G; Zahm, SH; Hines, CJ; Coble, JB; Barone-Adesi, F; Sloan, J; Sandler, DP; Blair, A; Alavanja, MC (2011) Atrazine and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study (1994-2007). Environ Health Perspect, 119 (9). 1253 - 1259. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103561
SGUL Authors: Barone-Adesi, Francesco

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Abstract

Atrazine is a triazine herbicide used widely in the United States. Although it is an animal carcinogen, the mechanism in rodents does not appear to operate in humans. Few epidemiologic studies have provided evidence for an association.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: PMCID: PMC3230407
Keywords: Adult, Aged, Agricultural Workers' Diseases, Atrazine, Carcinogens, Cohort Studies, Confidence Intervals, Female, Herbicides, Humans, Iowa, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, North Carolina, Odds Ratio, Poisson Distribution, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Thyroid Neoplasms
SGUL Research Institute / Research Centre: Academic Structure > Population Health Research Institute (INPH)
Journal or Publication Title: Environ Health Perspect
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September 2011Published
PubMed ID: 21622085
Web of Science ID: 21622085
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URI: http://openaccess.sgul.ac.uk/id/eprint/101056
Publisher's version: https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103561

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