Year: 1980 Source: International Journal of Cancer, v.25, no.2, (1980), p.181-185 SIEC No: 19870585

Causes of death among 1,551 white male veterinarians were compared to an expected distribution based on the general U.S. population. The proportion of deaths was significantly high for neoplasms. Mortality was relatively high for motor vehicle accidents, suicides & asthma. The study raised the possibility that specific occupational exposures may be carcinogenic. 43 Refs.