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Document ID (ISN)51364
CIS number 89-487
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brownson R.C.
Title A case-control study of renal cell carcinoma in relation to occupation, smoking, and alcohol consumption
Bibliographic information May-June 1988, Vol.43, No.3, p.238-241. 27 ref.
Abstract A case control study based on data from a cancer registry was conducted to evaluate the effects of smoking, alcohol use, and occupation on renal cell cancer risk. Information was obtained for 326 male and female cases and 978 age- and sex-matched controls. Elevated risks were identified for cigarette smokers and for men employed as truck drivers. No relationship between alcohol consumption and renal cancer was observed.
Descriptors (primary) alcoholism; smoking; synergism; road transport; renal cancer
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiologic study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Road transportation
Alcohol and drug abuse
Smoking