Dose-response relation between acrylamide and pancreatic cancer

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mark R. Schulz, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: In their 1999 study of workers exposed to acrylamide, Marsh et al conducted an SMR analysis, and fitted several relative risk regression models to the data.1 In each analy sis, they found risk of pancreatic cancer increased by about twofold for workers in the highest cumulative exposure group, but risk of pancreatic cancer did not increase monot onically with cumulative exposure in any of their analyses. Duration of exposure was monotonically related and mean intensity showed a nearly monotonie relation with risk of pancreatic cancer.

Additional Information

Publication
Schulz, M. R., Hertz-Picciotto, I., van Wijngaarden, E., Ball, L., & Calderon-Hernandez, L. J (2001). Dose-response relationship between acrylamide and pancreatic cancer (letter). Occupational and Environmental Medicine 58(9), 609
Language: English
Date: 2001
Keywords
acrylamide, pancreatic cancer, carcinogens, cancer