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By S. Safe, O. Hutzinger (auth.), Prof. Dr. S. Safe, Prof. Dr. O. Hutzinger, T. A. Hill (eds.)

Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins and -furans (PCDDs and PCDFs) are effective environmental pollution. Environmental exposures to those compounds in part-per-billion (ppb) and part-per-trillion (ppt) concentrations are of specific curiosity. those exposures may possibly come up from bleached paper items, paper creation method sludge, effluent waste water from paper crops, intake of foodstuff and water from infected assets and make contact with to paper items.

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41. . Malignant Lymphoma .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Cancer of Other Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Interpretation of Human Cancer Findings. 52 Summary and Conclusions. 53 References. . . .. . . . . . 54 1 Introduction This chapter is a review of epidemiological studies of occupational and environmental exposures to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs). , Bethesda, Maryland, USA Environmental Toxin Series, Vol.

1986). 34 per 100,000. However, the latency period was very short; the authors later noted that latency considerations as well as exposure definition deficiencies do not permit an assessment of causality (Merlo and Puntoni, 1986). , 1986). 47 per 100,000 was for 1975, the year before the accident. It therefore seems most unlikely that this apparent elevation in incidence in the polluted area could relate to the accident. Exposures before the accident are unlikely to have been high enough to have been of concern on a community level.

Cases were diagnosed between 1962 and 1980 and identified on the New York State Cancer Registry. 31), with 10 cases reporting Vietnam service. 70 was obtained for reported contact with Agent Orange, dioxin, or 2,4,5-T. However, since the Vietnam War started in 1962 and finished in 1971, and since diagnosis was by 1980, the elapsed time may not be sufficient to make any firm conclusions about phenoxy acid herbicides and soft tissue sarcoma. S. , 1986). The control group consisted of 13,496 patients sampled from the same Vietnam-era patient population from which the Epidemiology 45 cases were drawn.

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