Increase in the incidence of leukemia in the area of a former hazardous waste site

I. Lotz*, H. Brand, E. Greiser

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Abstract

An incidence study, completed in 1990, revealed a significantly increased incidence of leukaemias in the near vicinity of a hazardous waste dump. Linear regression of community incidence rates with community distance to the hazardous waste site showed negative coefficients for leukaemias and malignant lymphoma.

Translated title of the contributionIncrease in the incidence of leukemia in the area of a former hazardous waste site
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)579-580
Number of pages2
JournalDas Oeffentliche Gesundheitswesen
Volume53
Issue number8-9
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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