Analyses of cancer incidence in black gold miners from Southern Africa (1964-79).

@article{Bradshaw1982AnalysesOC,
  title={Analyses of cancer incidence in black gold miners from Southern Africa (1964-79).},
  author={Evelyn Bradshaw and Neil D. McGlashan and Deirdre Fitzgerald and John S Harington},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1982},
  volume={46},
  pages={737 - 748}
}
As an extension of an earlier study covering the 8-year period 1965-71 (t1), the incidence of cancer in black gold miners over a second 8-year period, 1972-79 (t2) has been investigated. The population again totalled 2.9 million man-years of employment, an average of 363,800 men per year. Of the 903 cancers found in t2, primary liver cancer accounted for 45.4%, oesophageal cancer 19.8%, cancer of the respiratory system 11.2% and bladder cancer 2.7%. Analysis of these 4 common cancers by country… CONTINUE READING
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