Mortality in the Swedish glassworks industry.

  title={Mortality in the Swedish glassworks industry.},
  author={Gun B Wingren and Olav Axelson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={13 5},
An earlier, relatively small case-referent study has shown an increased risk for glassworks employees to die from stomach cancer, lung cancer, and cardiovascular disorders. This observation suggested an extended study virtually covering the entire glass-producing industry of Sweden. This new study confirmed the earlier results and, furthermore, an excess risk for colon cancer was also identified. No deviation was found in the cancer mortality pattern for all men in the glass-producing area… CONTINUE READING


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