Ongoing and planned studies include evaluation of populations exposed to benzene, chlorinated solvents, organochlorines, disinfection byproducts. polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, arsenic, formaldehyde, diesel exhaust, coal combustion products, and selected pesticides. On-going case-control studies of stomach, esophagus, brain, bladder, renal cell, thyroid, prostate and breast cancer, NHL, and benzene-induced hematotoxicity and hematologic malignancies and cohort studies of women in China and agricultural workers in the United States are evaluating a range of potential genetic risk factors and their interaction with occupational and environmental exposures. Many of these studies are also collecting tumor samples for future molecular analyses.

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National Institute of Health (NIH)
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National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Investigator-Initiated Intramural Research Projects (ZIA)
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1ZIACP010121-19
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8938224
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19
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2014
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Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
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