Pesticide Exposure and Incident Thyroid Cancer Among Male Pesticide Applicators in Agricultural Health Study
Analyzed 53,096 male pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina from the Agricultural Health Study (AHS) for incidences of thyroid cancer. Participants were surveyed at enrollment in the study between 1993 and 1997 and then interviewed again between 1999 and 2005. Data show incidences of thyroid cancer with a break down of age, state, production type, and more. Also shows association between thyroid cancer risk and long-term use of pesticides.
Catherine C. Lerro, Laura E. Beane Freeman, Curt T. DellaValle, et al.
Environmental International 146 (2021), 106187
Agricultural health and safety · Cancer · Farmers and farmworkers · Men · Statistics and data · Iowa · North Carolina