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  1. Cancer risk in farmers : results from a multi-site case-control study in north-eastern Italy.

    Article - En anglais

    The relationship between farming and cancer risk was investigated in an integrated series of case-control studies conducted from 1985 to 1991 in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, north-east Italy.

    Patients with cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, colon and rectum, pancreas, breast, thyroid gland, kidney and urinary tract, bladder, prostate, soft-tissue sarcomas, Hodgkin's diseases, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas and multiple myelomas, and controls admitted to hospital for acute, non-neoplastic conditions, were intewiewed.

    For males, a significantly elevated relative risk was seen for oral cavity and pharynx.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Italie, Europe, Facteur risque, Agriculteur, Nord est, Epidémiologie, Homme, Etude cas témoin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Italy, Europe, Risk factor, Farmer, Northeast, Epidemiology, Human, Case control study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0366796

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.