Occupation and female papillary cancer of the thyroid.
International conference on women's health : occupation and cancer. Baltimore MD USA, 1993/11.
This article presents the joint results of two swedish case-control studies regarding occupational exposure and female papillary thyroid cancer.
Questionnaires inquiring about lifetime occupations and specific occupational exposures were mailed to cases and control, aged 20 to 70 years.
Some 1 85 female papillary or mixed cancer cases and 426 female control were included in the analysis.
Increased risks were seen for women who had formed as a dentist/dental assistant, teacher, shoemaker, or warehouse worker.
In addition, occupational contacts with undefined chemicals, x-rays, or video display terminal were indicated as risk factors.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epithélioma papillaire, Thyroïde, Homme, Femelle, Epidémiologie, Activité professionnelle, Exposition professionnelle, Facteur risque, Médecine travail, Suède, Europe, Thyroïde pathologie, Endocrinopathie, Tumeur maligne, Etude cas témoin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Papillary carcinoma, Thyroid gland, Human, Female, Epidemiology, Professional activity, Occupational exposure, Risk factor, Occupational medicine, Sweden, Europe, Thyroid diseases, Endocrinopathy, Malignant tumor, Case control study
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Cote : 95-0250964
Code Inist : 002B21C02. Création : 01/03/1996.