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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention$
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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Occupation

Occupation

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(p.322) 18 Occupation
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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
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JACK SIEMIATYCKI

LESLEY RICHARDSON

PAOLO BOFFETTA

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0018

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

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