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Document ID (ISN)74020
CIS number 99-1881
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Luce D., Landre M.F., Clavel T., Limousin I., Dimerman S., Moulin J.J.
Title Cancer mortality among magazine printing workers
Bibliographic information Apr. 1997, Vol.54, No.4, p.264-267. 17 ref.
Internet access 991881.pdf [in English]
Abstract In a study of 262 workers in an offset printing plant, an increased cancer mortality was found after ten years of employment, mainly because of a high mortality from lung cancer and from oesophageal cancer. The increased cancer mortality was concentrated among pressman. Although based on small numbers, the findings suggest an increased risk of cancer among these workers which should be further investigated. Topics: cancer; cohort study; length of exposure; lung cancer; mortality; oesophageal carcinoma; offset printing; printing industry.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; cancer; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) oesophageal carcinoma; offset printing; length of exposure; cohort study; lung cancer
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry