A Cancer Registrar's Guide to Collecting Industry and Occupation


April 2011
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-173
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The usual (longest-held) occupation and industry of workers can reveal the national cancer burden by industry and occupation. Such information can also be used to help discover jobs that may have a high risk for cancer or other diseases and for which prevention efforts can be concentrated (or targeted).

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