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Multiple myeloma and farming. A ...

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:03pm

Multiple myeloma and farming. A systematic review of 30 years of research. Where next?   (open access)

by Carla Perrotta, Anthony Staines and Pierlugi Cocco

Farmers seem to have increase risk for MM; Pesticides rather than animal exposure seems to be a possible risk factor. The association is not strong but it is very consistent over many years in several different countries. However, a major limitation of this analysis is the presence of significant heterogeneity across the studies and the evidence of publication bias in some models. Read More…

Multiple myeloma and farming. A systematic review of 30 years of research. Where next?   (open access)

by Carla Perrotta, Anthony Staines and Pierlugi Cocco

Farmers seem to have increase risk for MM; Pesticides rather than animal exposure seems to be a possible risk factor. The association is not strong but it is very consistent over many years in several different countries. However, a major limitation of this analysis is the presence of significant heterogeneity across the studies and the evidence of publication bias in some models. Read More…

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