Published in Cancer Weekly, June 22nd, 2004
"Parental exposure to pesticides may contribute to childhood cancer risk. Through the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective study of pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina, we examined childhood cancer risk and associations with parental pesticide application. Identifying information for 17,357 children of Iowa pesticide applicators was provided by parents via questionnaires (1993-1997) and matched against the Iowa Cancer Registry," scientists in the United States report.
"Fifty incident childhood cancers were identified (1975-1998). Risk of all childhood cancers...
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