Presutti, R., Harris, S. A., Kachuri, L., Spinelli, J. J., Pahwa, M., Blair, A., Zahm, S. H., Cantor, K. P., Weisenburger, D. D., Pahwa, P., McLaughlin, J. R., Dosman, J. A., & Freeman, L. B., "Pesticide exposures and the risk of multiple myeloma in men: An analysis of the North American Pooled Project," International Journal of Cancer, 2016, 139(8), 1703-1714. DOI: 10.1002/ijc.30218.
Multiple myeloma (MM) has been consistently linked with agricultural activities, including farming and pesticide exposures. Three case-control studies in the United States and Canada were pooled to create the North American Pooled Project (NAPP) to investigate associations between pesticide use and haematological cancer risk. This analysis used data from 547 MM cases and 2700 controls. ... Read more