Pesticides and cancer

Occup Med. Apr-Jun 1997;12(2):269-89.

Abstract

The authors discuss pesticide exposure in both agricultural and nonagricultural occupations, referring to a variety of studies on the cancer risks of specific pesticides. Adult and childhood cancer are addressed, and direction for future research efforts is offered.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Animals
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Environmental Exposure / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Neoplasms / chemically induced*
  • Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Occupational Exposure / adverse effects*
  • Pesticides / adverse effects*
  • Risk Assessment
  • Survival Rate
  • United States / epidemiology

Substances

  • Pesticides