Cancer mortality patterns among hairdressers and barbers in 24 US states, 1984 to 1995.

@article{Lamba2001CancerMP,
  title={Cancer mortality patterns among hairdressers and barbers in 24 US states, 1984 to 1995.},
  author={A B Lamba and Mary H. Ward and J. G. L. Weeks and Mustafa Dosemeci},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={250-8}
}
We evaluated cancer mortality patterns among hairdressers and barbers, according to occupation, coded on 7.2 million death certificates in 24 states from 1984 to 1995. Of the 38,721 deaths among white and black hairdressers and barbers of both sexes, 9495 were from all malignant neoplasms. Mortality odds ratios were significantly elevated for all malignant neoplasms, lung cancer, and all lymphatic and hemopoietic cancers among black and white female hairdressers. White female hairdressers had… CONTINUE READING

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