Cadmium and lung cancer mortality accounting for simultaneous arsenic exposure.

@article{Park2012CadmiumAL,
  title={Cadmium and lung cancer mortality accounting for simultaneous arsenic exposure.},
  author={Robert M Park and Leslie Thomas Stayner and Martin R Petersen and Melissa Finley-Couch and Richard Hornung and Carol Rice},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={303-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Prior investigations identified an association between airborne cadmium and lung cancer but questions remain regarding confounding by arsenic, a well-established lung carcinogen. METHODS A cadmium smelter population exhibiting excess lung cancer was re-analysed using a retrospective exposure assessment for arsenic (As), updated mortality (1940… CONTINUE READING