Prioritizing Chemicals for Risk Assessment Using Chemoinformatics: Examples from the IARC Monographs on Pesticides

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Table 2. Cancer epidemiology literature retrieved through automated text mining (chemoinformatics) and manual PubMed searches for pesticides evaluated in IARC Monographs 112 and 113.
Pesticide Chemoinformatics Manual searches
Retrieved Retrieved Included Excluded
Abbreviations: 2,4-D, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid; DDT, p,p′-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.
Malathion 12 80 28 52
Parathion 6 12 9 3
Diazinon 16 39 22 17
Tetrachlorvinphos 1 4 4 0
Glyphosate 9 50 19 31
DDT 190 224 116 107
Lindane 51 46 22 24
2,4-D 84 76 62 11