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Document ID (ISN)112135
CIS number 11-0791
ISSN - Serial title 1745-6673 - Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Langňrd S., Lee L.J.
Title Methods to recognize work-related cancer in workplaces, the general population, and by experts in the clinic, a Norwegian experience
Bibliographic information 2011, 6:24, 10p. Illus. 32 ref.
Internet access Methods.pdf [in English]
Abstract Primarily based on practical experiences from Norway, methods to identify cases of possible work-related cancers in the general population and at workplaces, as well as methods to recognize more specific cases after referral to specialized clinics, are reviewed. Countries applying a number of the available methods to detect work-related cancer reach a reporting rate of 60 such cases per million, while other countries that do not employ such methods hardly identify any cases. As most subjects previously exposed to cancer-causing agents and substances at work are gradually recruited out of work, methods should be versatile for identification of cases in the general population, as well as at work. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Norway; occupational diseases; cancer; diagnosis
Descriptors (secondary) comparative study; safety literature; frequency rates
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens