Previous Coverage of Pratt & Whitney Cancer Study

4:03 PM EDT, May 23, 2013

2010 - Study Shows No Cancer Cluster At Pratt Plant

  Workers at Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut did not get brain cancer at higher rates than the population generally, according to the latest results of a multiyear study led by University of Pittsburgh researchers.

4:27 PM EDT, May 23, 2013

2008 - Study: Higher Rate Of Brian Cancer Not Statistically Significant

A long-awaited study of almost 225,000 Pratt & Whitney workers from the 1950s to the early 2000s found a slightly higher rate of brain cancer among workers at a former North Haven plant than for the Connecticut population as a whole.

4:34 PM EDT, May 23, 2013

2005 - Timing Is Key In Cancer Cases

Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.

4:37 PM EDT, May 23, 2013

2004 - Expanded Cancer Study Discussed

 Despite increases in the overall size of their study, researchers said they still hope to determine in about two years whether Pratt & Whitney workers are more likely than others to get brain cancer.

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