Colorectal Cancer Incidence Among Female Textile Workers in Shanghai, China: A Case-cohort Analysis of Occupational Exposures

@article{Roos2005ColorectalCI,
  title={Colorectal Cancer Incidence Among Female Textile Workers in Shanghai, China: A Case-cohort Analysis of Occupational Exposures},
  author={Anneclaire J. De Roos and Robert. Ray and Dongliang Gao and Karen Wernli and E. Dawn Fitzgibbons and F. Ziding and George Astrakianakis and David Brynmor Thomas and Harvey Checkoway},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={1177-1188}
}
Previous studies have suggested increased risks of colorectal cancers among textile industry workers, potentially related to synthetic fibers. To investigate risks of colon and rectum cancers in relation to these and other textile industry exposures, we conducted a case-cohort study nested within a cohort study of female employees from the Shanghai Textile Industry Bureau (STIB). Cox proportional hazard regression modeling was used to estimate hazard ratios (HR) for colon and rectum cancers… CONTINUE READING
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