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ID (ISN) del documento46172
Número CIS 86-1066
ISSN - Título de la serie 0098-7484 - Journal of the American Medical Association
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hogstedt C., Aringer L., Gustavsson A.
Título Epidemiologic support for ethylene oxide as a cancer-causing agent
Información bibliográfica 28 Mar. 1986, Vol.255, No.12, p.1575-1578. 21 ref.
Resumen The mortality and incidence of cancer in 3 groups of Swedish workers (733 in all) with occupational exposure to ethylene oxide (EO) was assessed, and compared with national average values in Sweden. Cases of leukaemia (8 observed; 0.83 expected) and stomach cancer (6 observed; 0.65 expected) were more common than expected among the exposed workers. These results provide evidence for an increased risk of malignancy in workers with extended and intermittent exposure to low concentrations of EO.
Descriptores (primarios) leucemia; efectos cancerígenos; cáncer gastrointestinal; óxido de etileno
Descriptores (secundarios) Suecia; tumores; encuesta epidemiológica
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Ethylene oxide
Gastrointestinal diseases
Leucemia
Ethers