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Asbestos exposure and the risk of sinonasal cancer

M. Andersson, F. Selin and B. Järvholm.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 3384 words.

Background

While the increased risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma is well established, the relationship between exposure to asbestos dust and sinonasal...

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Cancer risk among workers of a secondary aluminium smelter

A. Maltseva, C. Serra and M. Kogevinas.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 1590 words.

Background

Cancer risk in secondary aluminium production is not well described. Workers in this industry are exposed to potentially carcinogenic agents from...

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Cause-specific mortality in Finnish ferrochromium and stainless steel production workers

M. Huvinen and E. Pukkala.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Medical Oncology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 3457 words.

Background

Although stainless steel has been produced for more than a hundred years, exposure-related mortality data for production workers are limited.

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Mortality and cancer incidence at a fire training college

D. C. Glass, A. Del Monaco, S. Pircher, S. Vander Hoorn and M. R. Sim.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 4835 words.

Background

An investigation into concerns about possible health effects of fire training practices at an Australian training facility recommended a study to...

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Occupational asphalt is not associated with head and neck cancer

E. V. Fogleman, M. Eliot, D. S. Michaud, H. H. Nelson, M. D. McClean, S. M. Langevin and K. T. Kelsey.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 2044 words.

Background

Epidemiologic studies that evaluate the relationship between occupational asphalt exposure and head and neck cancer have had a limited ability to...

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Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Edited by David A. Warrell, Timothy M. Cox and John D. Firth.

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Medical Oncology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Infectious Diseases; Genito-urinary Medicine; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Dietetics; Obstetrics; Gastroenterology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nuclear Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Rheumatology; Pain Medicine; Nephrology; Haematology; Dermatology; Neurology; Ophthalmology; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Forensic Medicine; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine; Acute Medicine. 6010 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Medicine is the foremost international textbook of medicine. Unrivalled in its coverage of the scientific aspects and clinical practice of internal medicine and its...

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Potential risk factors for haematological cancers in semiconductor workers

K. Lee, S.-G. Kim and D. Kim.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 2786 words.

Background

There has recently been increased interest in cancer incidence in electronics workers.

Aims

To determine...

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Sun safety in construction: a UK intervention study

J. Houdmont, P. Madgwick and R. Randall.

in Occupational Medicine

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 4370 words.

Background

Interventions to promote sun safety in the UK construction sector are warranted given the high incidence of skin cancer attributable to sun...

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Sun safety knowledge and practice in UK postal delivery workers

J. Houdmont, S. Davis and A. Griffiths.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 3296 words.

Background

Postal delivery workers spend a large proportion of their work time outdoors, placing them at increased risk of skin cancer. To date, no studies...

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