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Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: a meta-analysis and review
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    Re: TCE exposure and NHL - supportive evidence
    • Jeffrey H. Mandel, physician/epidemiologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Michael Kelsh, Pamela Mink, Dominik Alexander

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    We appreciate the interest in our recent meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure and non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL)(1). Three criticisms were mentioned as, “serious limitations”: 1) that the alternative descriptions of the Group I occupational cohort studies (multiple industry vs. aerospace, incidence vs. mortality and Europe vs. U.S. studies) should have been characteri...

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    Conflict of Interest:
    None declared.
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    TCE exposure and NHL - supportive evidence

    Dear Editor,

    Mandel and colleagues' article on trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) provides an interesting review of relevant studies although it has serious limitations (1).

    First, there are three alternative descriptions of their stratification of Group 1 studies: population source (multiple industries vs. only aerospace), outcome (incidence vs. mortality) and location (...

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    None declared.