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Document ID (ISN)106077
CIS number 07-197
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Morales-Suárez-Varela M.M., et al.
Title Occupational sun exposure and mycosis fungoides: A European multicenter case-control study
Bibliographic information Apr. 2006, Vol.48, No.4, p.390-393. 25 ref.
Abstract This European multi-centre case-control study conducted between 1995 and 1997 sought to evaluate the association between occupational exposure to sunlight and mycosis fungoides (MF), a peripheral T-cell lymphoma. From the 118 accepted cases, 104 were interviewed, of which 76 were confirmed cases. Population controls were selected randomly from the regions of case ascertainment. Information based on occupational history was coded according to industry types. A job exposure matrix was created according to the expected exposure to sunlight. Once exposures to aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons were eliminated, a high MF risk was associated with exposures to solar radiation.
Descriptors (primary) solar radiation; skin cancer; lymphoma
Descriptors (secondary) halogenated hydrocarbons; occupation disease relation; job-exposure relation; confounding factors; case-control study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany; Denmark; Spain; France; Italy; Sweden
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Blood diseases
Non-ionizing radiation
Skin diseases