Research brief: Pesticide link to brain tumour risk

Exposure to pesticides may increase the risk of brain tumours, according to French researchers. The association of occupational and environmental exposure to pesticides and brain tumours was assessed in 221 people with brain tumours and 442 individually matched controls. Agricultural workers exposed to the highest levels of pesticide had a twofold greater risk of brain tumours (OEM Online 2007).l Do pesticides cause Parkinson's? - Page 18. 

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