|Document ID (ISN)||110290|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
|Convention or series no.
||Radespiel-Tr÷ger M., Meyer M., Pfahlberg A., Lausen B., Uter W., Gefeller O.
||Outdoor work and skin cancer incidence: A registry-based study in Bavaria
||Feb. 2009, Vol.82, No.3, p.357-363. 53 ref.
||The association between occupational ultraviolet (UV) light exposure and skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma, BCC; squamous cell carcinoma, SCC; cutaneous malignant melanoma, CMM) was analysed based on data from the Bavarian cancer registry for the years 2001-2005. Exposures to UV radiation were estimated based on job titles. The risk of BCC was substantially elevated in male (relative risk (RR), 2.9) and female (RR 2,7) outdoor workers compared to indoor workers. An elevated risk of similar magnitude for SCC was also found in male (RR 2.5) and female (RR 3.6) outdoor workers. However the CMM risk was not significantly associated with outdoor work.
||Bavaria; ultraviolet radiation; risk factors; skin cancer; outdoor work
||melanoma; Germany; sex-linked differences; exposure evaluation; carcinoma
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology