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Document ID (ISN)40075
CIS number 83-1119
ISSN - Serial title 0300-5771 - International Journal of Epidemiology
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Najem G.R., Louria D.B., Seebode J.J., Thind I.S., Prusakowski J.M., Ambrose R.B., Fernicola A.R.
Title Life time occupation, smoking, caffeine, saccharine, hair dyes and bladder carcinogenesis
Bibliographic information Sep. 1982, Vol.11, No.3, p.212-217. 26 ref.
Abstract 75 subjects with bladder cancer and 142 controls were studied. Statistically significant associations with bladder cancer were found for cigarette smoking and for working in dye, petroleum (fuel) and plastics industries. Risk ratios were also high for workers in rodenticide and printing industries, cable workers and the spouses of bladder cancer patients.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; bladder tumour; dyestuff industry; plastics industry; petroleum and natural gas industry
Descriptors (secondary) printing industry; smoking; comparative study; synthetic rubber industry; rodenticides
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Plastics industry
Chemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry