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Document ID (ISN)46180
CIS number 86-918
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) T÷rnqvist S., Norell S., Ahlbom A., Knave B.
Title Cancer in the electric power industry
Bibliographic information Mar. 1986, Vol.43, No.3, p.212-213. 17 ref.
Abstract A cohort study of 3358 power linesmen and 6703 power station operators in Sweden showed no significant excess risk of leukaemia or brain cancer. There was a tendency towards an excess risk of cancer of the urinary organs in both groups.
Descriptors (primary) work near electric lines; neoplasms; electric power generation; electric power transmission
Descriptors (secondary) genito-urinary system diseases; epidemiologic study; Sweden
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution