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Document ID (ISN)111704
CIS number 11-0345
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Goodman J.E.
Title Nickel metal not associated with lung cancer risk
Bibliographic information 2011, Vol.54, p.419. 4 ref.
Abstract This letter to the Editor consists of a critique to an article published in the journal in 2010 (see ISN 111556), which concluded that workers exposed to nickel, chromium and cadmium were at an increased risk of lung cancer. The letter focuses on nickel and contests the conclusions drawn concerning the carcinogenicity of the metallic form, citing various inconsistencies and lack of evidence.
Descriptors (primary) nickel; carcinogens; lung cancer; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; smoking; exposure evaluation; case-control study; confounding factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens
Nickel and compounds