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Document ID (ISN)72155
CIS number 99-192
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Finkelstein M.M.
Title Radiographic silicosis and lung cancer risk among workers in Ontario
Bibliographic information Sep. 1998, Vol.34, No.3, p.244-251. Illus. 19 ref.
Abstract It is concluded on the basis of two North American studies of silica exposed workers that radiographic silicosis is a marker for an increased risk of lung cancer. Topics: Canada; radon; case-control study; chest radiography; confounding factors; long-term exposure; lung cancer; Ontario; opacities; pneumoconiosis; silica; silicosis; smoking.
Descriptors (primary) silica; lung cancer; chest radiography; silicosis; pneumoconiosis
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; Ontario; radon; opacities; case-control study; confounding factors; long-term exposure; smoking
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)