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ID (ISN) del documento42609
Número CIS 84-1676
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Ames R.G., Gamble J.F.
Título Lung cancer, stomach cancer, and smoking status among coal miners - A preliminary test of a hypothesis
Información bibliográfica Oct. 1983, Vol.9, No.5, p.443-448. 11 ref.
Resumen A case-referent study which compared 46 white male coal miners who died from stomach cancer with 46 age-matched miners who died from lung cancer, and with reference miners who died from other cancers or from non-cancer, non-accident causes failed to confirm the Meyer hypothesis that inhaled carcinogens are a risk for both stomach and lung cancer, with stomach cancer occurring in persons with non-impaired lungs and lung cancer in persons with impaired lungs. The data suggest that airway obstruction may be a precondition for stomach cancer and normal pulmonary function a precondition for lung cancer, which is a reverse relationship than that postulated. For coal miners with airway obstruction, more years of coal mine dust exposure posed a slightly elevated stomach cancer risk while for miners with normal ventilatory function, cigarette smoking posed a disproportionately elevated lung cancer risk.
Descriptores (primarios) fumadores; mineria del carbón; cáncer gastrointestinal; cáncer de pulmón
Descriptores (secundarios) polvos respirables; efectos cancerígenos; estudio comparado; afectación respiratoria; toxicidad por inhalación
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Mining and quarrying
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Gastrointestinal diseases