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Occupation

JACK SIEMIATYCKI, LESLEY RICHARDSON and PAOLO BOFFETTA

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third edition

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195149616
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865062 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0018
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This chapter discusses the link between occupational carcinogens and cancer. Topics covered include sources of evidence on risk to humans due to chemicals, published literature in the field of occupational cancer, percentage of cancer attributable to occupation, occupational cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology and gene environment interactions, cancer prevention, and structural challenges and obstacles to conduct epidemiological research on occupational cancer.

Keywords: occupational carcinogens; occupational environment; cancer risk; occupational cancer; cancer epidemiology

Chapter.  35664 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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