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Two deaths of a rare cancer.

Authors
Hammond-EC; Selikoff-IJ
Source
Occup Health Nursing 1974 Sep; 22(9):17-19
NIOSHTIC No.
00038203
Abstract
The Environmental Cancer Research Project is discussed in relation to the discovery of angiosarcoma of the liver in workers exposed to vinyl-chloride (75014). Topics include: the importance of environmentally caused cancer; the discovery of the connection between a rare tumor, angiosarcoma of the liver, and exposure to vinyl-chloride; the extent of community exposure to vinyl-chloride; and studies being undertaken by the Environmental Cancer Research Project on the epidemiology of angiosarcoma of the liver, and other diseases which may affect vinyl-chloride workers.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Carcinogens; Liver-cancer; Environmental-contamination; Plastics-industry; Cancer; Chemical-manufacturing-industry
Contact
Community Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine Fifth Avenue and 100 Street New York, N Y 10029
CODEN
OHNUAO
CAS No.
75-01-4
Publication Date
19740901
Document Type
Journal Article
Funding Amount
629948.00
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-00320
Issue of Publication
9
ISSN
0029-7933
Priority Area
Pulmonary-system-disorders
Source Name
Occupational Health Nursing
State
NY
Performing Organization
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
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