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International Conference on Women's Health: Occupation and Cancer II. Proceedings of an international conference in Baltimore, Maryland, November 1993.
J Occup Med 1994 Nov; 36(11):1169-1264
Papers given at an international conference on female health issues focusing on possible occupational associations with cancer were presented. The conference was held at Baltimore, Maryland in November 1993. The presented papers dealt with topics such as utilizing surveillance systems in Denmark, Canada, Italy, Sweden, and the US for investigating malignant and nonmalignant disease risks in female workers; investigations of occupational cancer mortality in women employed in the US telephone industry; occupational associations with multiple myeloma in female workers; mortality patterns among females employed in the US construction industry; occupational associations with gastric cardia and lower esophageal cancer mortality in US workers; lung cancer mortality among US female workers; occupational risks, particularly from pesticides, among females employed in agriculture; nonneoplastic and neoplastic health risks for female agricultural workers; cancer mortality among female workers in the US automobile industry; and a study of the incidence of mercury (7439976) poisoning among females employed in the Italian fur hat industry.
NIOSH-Publication; Sex-factors; Epidemiology; Risk-analysis; Malignant-neoplasms; Occupational-medicine; Information-systems; Job-analysis; Surveillance-programs
Issue of Publication
Journal of Occupational Medicine
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division