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Two deaths of a rare cancer.
Hammond EC; Selikoff IJ
Occup Health Nursing 1974 Sep; 22(9):17-19
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.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Carcinogens; Liver-cancer; Environmental-contamination; Plastics-industry; Cancer; Chemical-manufacturing-industry
Community Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine Fifth Avenue and 100 Street New York, N Y 10029
Issue of Publication
Occupational Health Nursing
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
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