Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Farmers and the Use of Glyphosate: What You Should Know

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The Domina Law Group, an Omaha, Nebraska-based law firm, has announced the investigation of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cases in farmers from Nebraska and across the country who have been exposed to the widely-used herbicide glyphosate.

This follows the publication of a paper in The Lancet titled “Carcinogenicity of tetrachlorvinphos, parathion, malathion, diazinon, and glyphosate,” in March 2015. Read our article “Omaha Law Firm Launches Investigation in Cases of Farmers with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Exposed to Glyphosate”.

But what is glyphosate?

Glyphosate is the most prolific herbicide in the world. It’s used in a range of agricultural, industrial, silvicultural, commercial, and household applications. A working group found limited evidence of carcinogenicity in humans for non-Hodgkin lymphoma based on published studies going back to 2001 of exposures, mostly agricultural, in the U.S., Canada, and Sweden.

Learn more about glyphosate and how it be related to the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma here.

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