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Increased frequency of chromosome translocations in airline pilots with long-term flying experience
  1. L C Yong1,
  2. A J Sigurdson2,
  3. E M Ward3,
  4. M A Waters1,
  5. E A Whelan1,
  6. M R Petersen1,
  7. P Bhatti2,
  8. M J Ramsey4,
  9. E Ron2,
  10. J D Tucker5
  1. 1
    Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  2. 2
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  3. 3
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  4. 4
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, USA
  5. 5
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
  1. Dr Lee C Yong, Industrywide Studies Branch, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, R-15, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA; LAY7{at}CDC.GOV

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  • Funding: This research was supported in part by an interagency agreement between the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Cancer Institute contract Y1CP802904 and by the Intramural Research Program of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute. Work was performed in part under the auspices of the U.S. DOE by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under contract no. W-7405-ENG-48.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Ethics approval: The study was approved by the Human Subjects Review Boards of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Cancer Institute.

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  • Funding: This research was supported in part by an interagency agreement between the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Cancer Institute contract Y1CP802904 and by the Intramural Research Program of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute. Work was performed in part under the auspices of the U.S. DOE by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under contract no. W-7405-ENG-48.

  • Competing interests: None.

  • Ethics approval: The study was approved by the Human Subjects Review Boards of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Cancer Institute.

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