Previous Coverage of Pratt & Whitney Cancer Study
4:03 PM EDT, May 23, 2013
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
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
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
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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