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Document ID (ISN)54750
CIS number 90-1577
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tilley B.C., Johnson C.C., Schultz L.R., Buffler P.A., Joseph C.L.M.
Title Risk of colorectal cancer among automotive pattern and model makers
Bibliographic information June 1990, Vol.32, No.6, p.541-546. 12 ref.
Abstract This paper reports the investigation of a cohort of 7545 General Motors pattern and model makers originally defined for the purpose of cancer screening. All-cause mortality for this cohort was lower than that of the US population. There were 22 colon cancer deaths v 10.9 expected, consistent with previous studies.
Descriptors (primary) rectal cancer; motor vehicle industry; pattern and model making
Descriptors (secondary) USA; compilation of statistics; epidemiologic study; mortality
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Gastrointestinal diseases