November 4, 2021 | A scientific literature analysis by the Federal University of Goias, Brazil, finds occupational (work-related) exposure to agricultural pesticides increases the risk for 45 different types of cancer. This analysis, published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research International, assesses studies from the last decade to identify cancer risk associated with occupational exposure […]
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Bruner, EV, M Srensen, E Gaudreau, A LeBlanc, KT Eriksen, A Tjnneland, K Overvad and O Raaschou-Nielsen. 2011. A prospective study of organochlorines in adipose tissue and risk of non-Hodgkin‚ Lymphoma. Environmental Health Perspectives http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1103573. Synopsis by Brandon Moore Higher pesticide levels measured in people well before they were diagnosed with cancer are associated with […]
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(Beyond Pesticides, October 14, 2008) Exposure to glyphosate or MCPA can more than double one’s risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), according to a new epidemiological study published in the October issue of the International Journal of Cancer. The case-control study finds a 2.02 odds ratio (OR) for exposure (two times the chance of contracting […]
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(Beyond Pesticides, December 17, 2007) People exposed to banned organochlorine pesticides and other toxic chemicals that persist in the environment are more likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), according to new research funded by the British Columbia Cancer Agency. The study, “Organochlorines and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma”, was published in the International Journal of Cancer […]
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(Beyond Pesticides, December 6, 2007) A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives this month finds that children born to mothers living in households with pesticide use during pregnancy have over twice as much risk of getting cancer, specifically acute leukemia (AL) or non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). The study, Household Exposure to Pesticides and Risk of Childhood […]
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(Beyond Pesticides, May 10, 2007) The risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is significantly increased with substantial exposure to pesticides, regardless of asthma or atopy history, according to findings from a study published in the May issue of the International Journal of Cancer. This study further strengthens the link between exposure to pesticides and cancer and specifically […]
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Vajdic CM, Fritschi L, Grulich AE, Kaldor JM, Benke G, Kricker A, Hughes AM, Turner JJ, Milliken S, Goumas C, Armstrong BK National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of NSW, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia. Pesticide exposure has been associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk in a number of studies, and two recent studies […]
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John J. Spinelli, Carmen H. Ng, Jean-Philippe Weber, Joseph M. Connors, Randy D. Gascoyne, Agnes S. Lai, Angela R. Brooks-Wilson, Nhu D. Le, Brian R. Berry, Richard P. Gallagher, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Centre de Toxicologie du Québec, Sainte-Foy, Québec *Correspondence to John J. Spinelli, BC Cancer Agency, 675 W. 10th […]
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