Accession Number:

ADA230053

Title:

Investigating Cancer Clusters, Brooks AFB, Texas

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH LAB BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This manual provides several important types of information for investigating cancer clusters. First, it provides background on carcinogenic hazards and their relation to the environment. Second, it provides techniques for ascertaining cases, defining the population at risk, and for narrowing the scope of an investigation. Lastly, it provides a step by step protocol for conducting a cancer cluster investigation.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE