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Arsenic and Cancer Incidence in Northern Chile

Principal Investigator:
Steinmaus, Craig; Ferreccio, Catterina
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Location:
Chile, Region I (including Arica) and Region II (including Antofagasta)
Number of Participants:
1,000+
Lifestage of Participants:
Prenatal, Infant (0-1 year), Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Arsenic
Health Outcomes:
Breast cancers, Lung cancer, Prostate cancer, Bladder cancer
Brief Description:
This is a case-control study designed to examine the impact of in utero arsenic exposure and the risk of cancer in young adults in Northern Chile. The study has recruited over 1,000 participants since 2007.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Cancer in adults following in utero and early life exposure to arsenic

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Steinmaus, Craig M
Institution:
University of California Berkeley
Most Recent Award Year:
2014
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