Cancer morbidity in the Seveso area, 1976-1986

AC Pesatori, D. Consonni, A. Tironi, MT Landi, C. Zocchetti, PA Bertazzi

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The follow-up, 1976-1986, of the population living in the area contaminated by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) after the Seveso, Italy, accident revealed an increased incidence for the following cancer sites: soft tissue sarcoma, hepatobiliary tract, certain hematologic neoplasms. The association with TCDD exposure needs further investigation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-212
Number of pages4
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry


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