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ID (ISN) del documento52178
Número CIS 89-1207
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1988
Número de serie
Autor(es) Wiklund K., Dich J., Holm L.E.
Título Soft tissue sarcoma risk in Swedish licensed pesticide applicators
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1988, Vol.30, No.10, p.801-804. 49 ref.
Resumen Two Swedish studies have suggested that exposure to phenoxy acid herbicides may cause soft tissue sarcoma. This association has been subsequently investigated in a number of epidemiologic studies. Results are inconsistent. In this study the risk of soft tissue sarcoma in a cohort of 20,245 Swedish pesticide applicators, of whom 72% were estimated to have been exposed to phenoxy acid herbicides, was analysed. The cohort was observed by means of the Swedish Cancer Register from date of license until Dec. 31, 1984, or until death if it occurred prior to that date. The mean follow-up time was 13.9 years. Seven patients with soft tissue sarcoma were observed compared with 7.7 expected on the basis of the incidence in Sweden. The relative risk was found to be 0.9 (95% confidence interval, 0.4 to 1.9). This finding is consistent with the hypothesis that exposure of phenoxy acid herbicides does not increase risk of soft tissue sarcoma.
Descriptores (primarios) herbicidas; ácido cloro-4 metil-2 fenoxiacético; agricultura; sarcomas; protección de los cultivos; Suecia
Descriptores (secundarios) ácido diclorofenoxiacético; ácido triclorofenoxiacético; encuesta epidemiológica; valoración del riesgo; tetraclorodibenzodioxina
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultura
Agricultural chemicals