Cancer incidence among Danish seafarers: a population based cohort study.

@article{Kaerlev2005CancerIA,
  title={Cancer incidence among Danish seafarers: a population based cohort study.},
  author={Linda Kaerlev and Jannick B. Hansen and Henrik Lyngbeck Hansen and Per Sabro Nielsen},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={
          761-5
        }
}
AIMS Seafarers aboard oil and chemical tankers may be exposed to many chemicals, including substances like benzene that are known to be carcinogenic. Other seafarers are exposed to engine exhaust, different oil products, and chemicals used aboard and some years ago asbestos was also used extensively in ships. The aim of this study was to study cancer morbidity among Danish seafarers in relation to type of ship and job title. METHODS A cohort of all Danish seafarers during 1986-1999 (33,340… CONTINUE READING

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