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ID (ISN) del documento42476
Número CIS 84-1422
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Thériault G., Tremblay C., Gingras S.
Título Bladder cancer in aluminum smelter workers
Información bibliográfica School of Occupational Health, McGill University, 801 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada, 1983. 76p.
Resumen Epidemiologic study of the hospital records of 85 cases of bladder cancer and 255 controls matched for work location, date of birth, date of hire and number of years worked in an aluminium smelter. The period covered was 1970 to 1979. Söderberg process potroom workers were found to be the most at risk (2.39 standardised overall mortality ratio). Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (released from electrodes) seems to be the factor responsible. Cigarette smoking contributed significantly to the appearance of bladder cancer in the population studied.
Descriptores (primarios) industria del aluminio; Canadá; tumor de vejiga; mortalidad; hidrocarburos aromáticos
Descriptores (secundarios) informe; encuesta epidemiológica; fumadores
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
Tema(s) Metalurgia, trabajo de los metales
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Smelting and refining operations