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Document ID (ISN)59169
CIS number 92-1910
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1991
Convention or series no. DMT 48 TD 37
Author(s) Serre C.
Title The bladder: target organ of tobacco - Prevention and detection of cancer
Original title La vessie, organe cible du tabac - Prévention et dépistage du cancer [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1991, No.48, p.377-381.
Abstract Summary of papers presented at a Colloquium organised in Paris on 24 May 1991 concerning the prevention and detection of bladder cancer and the role of tobacco smoking on its development. Main topics discussed: classification and evolution of bladder cancers; risk factors (results of an epidemiological survey of 700 cases; risk factors recognised today; role of tobacco; case-control study of environmental factors); detection, diagnosis and prognosis; role of endoscopy; anti-smoking campaings; role of the occupational physician in preventive efforts. It was recommended that in a case of bladder cancer all possible (present or past) occupational factors should be investigated, even in heavy smokers, so that the disease can be declared as an occupational disease or as being of an occupational nature.
Descriptors (primary) smoking; bladder; exposure tests; bladder tumour
Descriptors (secondary) aluminium industry; work in sewers; chemical industry; occupational diseases; laboratory work; DNA; aromatic amines; schistosomiasis; diagnosis; polycyclic hydrocarbons; epidemiologic study; hairdressing; notification of occupational diseases; leather and fur industries; plastics industry; urine cytology; conference; endoscopy; printing industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Biological monitoring
Bacterial and parasitic diseases