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Document ID (ISN)49189
CIS number 88-494
ISBN(s) 91-7222-999-3
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wiklund K.
Title Cancer risks among agricultural workers in Sweden
Bibliographic information Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Radiumhemmet, Karolinska Hospital, S-104 01 Stockholm, Sweden, 1986. 150p. Illus. 191 ref.
Abstract This study analyses the cancer risks and the time-related trends in risks among these workers. Although agricultural workers had a lower cancer risk than other workers, there were increased relative risks for cancers of the liver, prostate and other male genital and urinary organs, for lip cancer, malignant melanoma and skin carcinomas of the head/neck region, myeloma and stomach cancer. The 6 papers on which the study was based are reproduced.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; neoplasms; agriculture; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; forestry; statistical trends; registers of occupational diseases; myeloma; epidemiologic study; sarcomas
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Risk evaluation