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Recent perspectives in occupational cancer.
Ambio 1975 Feb; 4(1):14-17
A review of the literature reveals that the recent advances in occupational cancer include identification of new carcinogens and the establishment of a number of perspectives for the present and future evaluation of other materials used in industry and/or agriculture. Topics reviewed are: latent period, with emphasis in the association of lung cancer to occupational exposure to asbestos (1332214); multiple factor etiology of occupational cancer; signal cancers which are correlated with exposure to certain well defined carcinogens; environmental cancer from occupational sources; dose- disease response relationships; and pretesting of new materials.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Cancer; Chemical-carcinogens; Carcinogenesis; Cancer-process; Test-methods; Epidemiology; Time-dose-relationship; Morbidity; Control-measures; Preventive-medicine; Synergism
Community Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine Fifth Avenue and 100 Street New York, N Y 10029
Issue of Publication
AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division