|Document ID (ISN)||47725|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
|Convention or series no.
||Vineis P., Terracini B., Ciccone G., Cignetti A., Colombo E., Donna A., Maffi L., Pisa R., Ricci P., Zanini E., Comba P.
||Phenoxy herbicides and soft-tissue sarcomas in female rice weeders: A population-based case-referent study
||Feb. 1987, Vol.13, No.1, p.9-17. 28 ref.
||From an original sample of 135 cases, 68 cases were used in a questionnaire and interview study; there were 158 referents. The women had been exposed to the herbicides in the early 1950s. The relative risk of sarcoma was 2.7; the risk was greater for the women exposed for the whole period 1950-1955 and for younger age groups.
||herbicides; cereal farming; women; sarcomas; phenoxyacetic acids
||case study; Italy; chlorinated organic compounds; long-term study; latency; epidemiologic study; rice
||D - Periodical articles
||Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
|Broad subject area(s)