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Document ID (ISN)104445
CIS number 05-553
ISBN(s) 2-551-22686-4
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Etudes et Recherches R-396
Author(s) McGregor D.B.
Title Risk of brain tumours in firemen
Original title Risque de tumeurs cérébrales chez les pompiers [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2005. 26p. 63 ref. Price: CAD 5.35. Downloadable version (PDF format) free of charge.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract This project consists of a critical analysis of literature on the relationship between the development of brain tumours and fire-fighting. None of the 18 identified studies could establish a link between brain tumours and the occupation of firefighter.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; brain cancer; occupation disease relation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; non-occupational factors
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Fires
Diseases of the nervous system