10. Epidemiological Studies on Cancer and Exposure to Dioxins and Related Compounds

  1. Arnold Schecter
  1. Lennart Hardell1 and
  2. Mikael Eriksson2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch10

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hardell, L. and Eriksson, M. (2012) Epidemiological Studies on Cancer and Exposure to Dioxins and Related Compounds, in Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition (ed A. Schecter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden

  2. 2

    Department of Oncology, Skane University Hospital and Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470605295

Online ISBN: 9781118184141

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Keywords:

  • dioxin and related compound exposure, and cancers;
  • dioxin-contaminated chemical users, cancer incidence;
  • PCDDs and pulp and paper mill workers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope of Epidemiology

  • Epidemiological Studies on Dioxin-Exposed Populations

  • Clinical Observations

  • Case–Control Studies

  • Cohort Studies on Producers and Users of Dioxin-Contaminated Chemicals

  • Cohort Studies on General Public After Accidents

  • Cohort Studies of Pulp and Paper Mill Workers

  • Environmental Exposure Through Pollution

  • Some Other Organohalogenated Compounds

  • General Conclusions

  • References