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Occupational exposures and colorectal cancers: a quantitative overview of epidemiological evidence.
A traditional belief widespread across the biomedical community was that dietary habits and genetic predisposition were the basic factors causing colorectal cancer. In more recent times, however, aExpand
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[Multiple sclerosis and occupational exposures: results of an explorative study].
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study is to explore possible relationships between occupational exposures and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), whose etiology is not well defined yet. To date, only few literatureExpand
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III Italian Consensus Conference on Malignant Mesothelioma of the Pleura. Epidemiology, Public Health and Occupational Medicine related issues.
The III Italian Consensus Conference on Pleural Mesothelioma (MM) convened on January 29th 2015. This report presents the conclusions of the 'Epidemiology, Public Health and Occupational Medicine'Expand
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Italian pool of asbestos workers cohorts: mortality trends of asbestos-related neoplasms after long time since first exposure
Objective Asbestos is a known human carcinogen, with evidence for malignant mesothelioma (MM), cancers of lung, ovary, larynx and possibly other organs. MM rates are predicted to increase with aExpand
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Female Breast Cancer and Electrical Manufacturing: Results of a Nested Case‐control Study
Female Breast Cancer and Electrical Manufacturing: Results of a Nested Case‐control Study: Enrico ODDONE, et al. Department of Public Health, Experimental and Forensic Medicine, Occupational MedicineExpand
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[Asbestos cement factory in Broni (Pavia, Italy): a mortality study].
BACKGROUND To date, no study has reported cause-specific Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMR) for asbestos-cement workers at a manufacturing establishment in Broni (Pavia, Italy). This site is amongExpand
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Monitoring Surface Contamination by Antineoplastic Drugs in Italian Hospitals: Performance-Based Hygienic Guidance Values (HGVs) Project
Antineoplastic drugs (ADs) will continue to represent a potential risk for personnel involved in the handling of these compounds and great concerns have been raised by the presence of ADs in manyExpand
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Cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from asbestos related diseases in a pooled analysis of 21 asbestos cement cohorts in Italy
BackgroundDespite the available information on cancer risk, asbestos is used in large areas in the world, mostly in the production of asbestos cement. Moreover, questions are raised regarding theExpand
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Mortality in asbestos cement workers in Pavia, Italy: A cohort study
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe the mortality of a cohort of asbestos-cement workers in the largest plant in the most industrialized Italian region (Lombardy). METHODS A cohortExpand
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Occupation and risk of lymphoid and myeloid leukaemia in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
Objectives Established risk factors for leukaemia do not explain the majority of leukaemia cases. Previous studies have suggested the importance of occupation and related exposures inExpand
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