Preliminary analysis of cancer rates in organic chemical-producing counties, Volume 1
Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1979 - Medical - 24 pages
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9 W NW age-adjusted cancer mortalities ALEUKEMIA ANALYSIS OF CANCER association between cancer cancer incidence cancer mortality rates carbon tetrachloride cervix uteri cancer chemical production facilities chloroform CPCs compounds that need containing organic chemical contribution of environmental control counties corpus uteri counties containing organic CPCs and non-CPCs DdD-N¥N Environmental Monitoring esophageal cancer esophagus ethanol CPCs Figure facilities are compared female breast Hoover and Fraumeni large intestine lead CPCs Figure leukemia-aleukemia liver cancer mortalities lung cancer Mason Mean age-adjusted cancer mean cancer mortalities mean cancer rates Monitoring and Support mortalities in CPCs multiple myeloma national means non-industrial correlates nonwhite NW 9 NW CERVIX UTERI NW PHENOL NW W NW Office of Research organic chemical production phenol CPCs Figure population density RECTAL rectum REPORT Research and Development rise in cancer site-specific cancer stomach cancer tetraethyl lead CPCs U.S. Counties U.S. Environmental Protection UTERI 9 uteri cancer rates vinyl chloride
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