Cancer mortality among textile workers in Shanghai, China: a preliminary study.

@article{Fang2006CancerMA,
  title={Cancer mortality among textile workers in Shanghai, China: a preliminary study.},
  author={Shona C. Fang and Ellen A. Eisen and Helian Dai and Hongxi Zhang and Jingqing Hang and Xiaorong Wang and David C. Christiani},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={
          955-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We assessed the association between cotton textile work and cancer mortality. METHODS The cancer mortality experience of 912 (444 cotton, 468 silk) textile workers in Shanghai, China, was compared. Workers were followed from 1981 to 2003. The associations between cotton textile work and death due to all cancers combined (with and without lung cancer) and to gastrointestinal cancers were estimated with Cox models, adjusting for age, work years, and pack-years. RESULTS There were 69… CONTINUE READING

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