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Document ID (ISN)77634
CIS number 01-1682
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parent M.E., Hua Y., Siemiatycki J.
Title Occupational risk factors for renal cell carcinoma in Montreal
Bibliographic information Dec. 2000, Vol.38, No.6, p.609-618. 55 ref.
Abstract To assess role of workplace exposures on the risk of renal cancer, a case-control study was undertaken involving total of 142 male patients with pathologically confirmed renal cell carcinoma, 1900 controls with cancer at other sites and 533 population-based controls. Detailed job histories and relevant data on potential confounders were obtained, and exposure to 294 reference substances was evaluated. There were indications of excess risks among printers, garden nursery workers, aircraft mechanics, farmers, and horticulturists, as well as in printing-related services, defense services, wholesale trade, and retail trade. The following workplace exposures showed some evidence of excess risk: chromium compounds, chromium (VI) compounds, inorganic acid solutions, butadiene-styrene rubber, ozone, hydrogen sulfide, ultraviolet radiation, hair dust, felt dust, jet engine emissions, jet fuel, aviation gasoline, phosphoric acid and inks.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; risk factors; renal cancer
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; case-control study; exposure evaluation; Quebec
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system