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ID (ISN) del documento62213
Número CIS 94-871
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Año 1991
Número de serie
Autor(es) Sherson D., Svane O., Lynge E.
Título Cancer incidence among foundry workers in Denmark
Información bibliográfica Mar.-Apr. 1991, Vol.46, No.2, p.75-81. 34 ref.
Resumen Cancer incidence was studied among 6,144 male foundry workers who participated in either of two Danish national silicosis surveys conducted during 1967-1969 and 1972-1974. Cancer incidence was followed through to the end of 1985 by computerized linkage to the Danish Cancer Registry, and standardized morbidity ratios (SMRs) were calculated based on incidence rates for the Danish population. For the entire cohort, significantly elevated SMRs were seen for all cancers (SMR, 1.09; 95% CI, 1.01-1.18) and lung cancer (SMR, 1.30; 95% CI, 1.12-1.51) and SMRs were at the borderline of statistical significance for bladder cancer (SMR, 1.24; 95% CI, 0.97-1.59). Excess lung and bladder cancer risk was confined to workers who had worked in foundries for at least 20yrs. There was a positive correlation between silicosis prevalence in employees at the foundries at the time of the X-ray examinations and lung cancer incidence during the follow-up period. Squamous cell carcinomas, anaplastic carcinomas, and other lung cancers accounted for the excess lung cancer risk, whereas there was not an excess risk among the foundry workers for adenocarcinomas of the lung.
Descriptores (primarios) Dinamarca; patología profesional; morbilidad; mortalidad; fundiciones; cáncer de pulmón; silicosis; cáncer; tumor de vejiga
Descriptores (secundarios) control radiográfico; estudio de cohorte
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaDinamarca
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)