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Main Title Case-Control Cancer Mortality Study and Chlorination of Drinking Water in Louisiana.
Author Gottlieb, Marise S. ; Carr, Jean K. ;
CORP Author Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA. School of Medicine.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-R-805110; EPA-600/J-81-376;
Stock Number PB83-189134
Additional Subjects Chlorination ; Potable water ; Malignant neoplasms ; Louisiana ; Mortality ; Mississippi River ; Reprints ; Cancer ; Drinking water ; Water pollution effects(Humans)
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NTIS  PB83-189134 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
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Abstract
Several Louisiana parished (counties) using the Mississippi River for their source of public drinking water have the highest mortality rates (1950-69) in the United States for several cancers. Therefore, a case-control mortality study on cancer of the liver, brain, pancreas, bladder, kidney, prostate, rectum, colon, esophagus, stomach, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, lung, breast and malignant melanoma, from 1960 to 1975 in South Louisiana parishes grouped for similarities in industrial characteristics, having approximately equal exposure of the population to surface and groundwater, was conducted.