|Document ID (ISN)||105750|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0025-6692 - Médecin du Québec
|Convention or series no.
||Gagnon F., Deshaies P., Lepage-Saucier M.
||Work, environment and cancer
||Travail, environnement et cancer [in French]|
||Oct. 2005, Vol. 40, No.10, p.81-89. 14 ref.
||http://www.fmoq.org/Documents/MedecinDuQuebec/octobre-2005/081-089Deshaies1005.pdf [in French]
||Approximately 4% of cancers worldwide are caused by occupational exposure to carcinogens. This proportion may be considerably higher in certain occupations. Aimed at medical practitioners, the objective of this article is to help them establish the possible occupational causes of cancer. Contents: occupational causes of cancers; frequency of occupational cancers; occupational risk factors of cancer; risk of cancer due to radon. The following data are presented in tabular form: frequency of the main risk factors of cancer mortality in France; sectors of activity, occupations and exposures related to known carcinogenic hazards.
||occupational diseases; risk factors; cancer; diagnosis
||carcinogens; compensation of occupational diseases; Canada; France; lung cancer; asbestos; smoking; occupation disease relation; radon
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology