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Document ID (ISN)64254
CIS number 95-589
ISBN(s) 92-832-2129-X
Year 1994
Convention or series no. IARC Scientific Publications 129
Author(s) Pearce N., Matos E., Vaino H., Boffetta P., Kogevinas M.
Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
Title Occupational cancer in developing countries
Bibliographic information Oxford University Press, Saxon Way West, Corby NN18 9ES, United Kingdom, 1994. xi, 191p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 20.00.
Abstract A collection of articles by experts. The articles and their bibliographies are intended to bring together all of the available published data on occupational cancer in developing countries. Chapters: industrialization and health; transfer of hazardous industries; burden of cancer in developing countries; identification of occupational carcinogens; occupational exposure to carcinogens in developing countries; special exposure circumstances; cancer [due to specific exposures]; other diseases; international and national measures for prevention and control; strategies for the prevention of occupational cancer in developing countries; survey of information on legislation, exposure and industries in developing countries.
Descriptors (primary) transfer of technology; developing countries; cancer; occupation disease relation
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; round-up; role of government
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO; WHO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Transfer of technology
OSH in developing countries