[Carcinogenic risk for resin producers exposed to formaldehyde: extension of follow-up].

  title={[Carcinogenic risk for resin producers exposed to formaldehyde: extension of follow-up].},
  author={P A Bertazzi and Angela Cecilia Pesatori and Stefano Guercilena and Dario Consonni and Carlo Zocchetti},
  journal={La Medicina del lavoro},
  volume={80 2},
A significant increase in lung cancer was observed in a previous study on the mortality experience of a cohort of 1332 male workers employed between 1959 and 1980 in a resin manufacturing plant. Due to the limited exposure and an inadequate follow-up, it was not possible to make a thorough analysis of the potential association of this elevated risk with exposure to formaldehyde. The study was therefore continued and extended for a further six years (1980-1986), in order to overcome the… CONTINUE READING


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