Increased risk for male bladder cancer among a cohort of male and female hairdressers from Geneva.

@article{Gubran1985IncreasedRF,
  title={Increased risk for male bladder cancer among a cohort of male and female hairdressers from Geneva.},
  author={Etienne Gub{\'e}ran and Luc Raymond and Peter M. Sweetnam},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={549-54}
}
A cohort of 703 male and 677 female hairdressers born from 1880 onwards, who started to run salons in Geneva between 1900 and 1964 was followed-up to the end of 1982. Cause-specific mortality was analysed from 1942 to 1982 and a significant excess mortality from bladder cancer (observed deaths = 10, expected deaths = 3.9) was found among males. Cancer incidence recorded for the years 1970 to 1980 showed a significant increase among males for all neoplasms (O = 65, E = 51.4), cancer of the… CONTINUE READING

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