Night shift work and lung cancer risk among female textile workers in Shanghai, China.

@article{Kwon2015NightSW,
  title={Night shift work and lung cancer risk among female textile workers in Shanghai, China.},
  author={Paul O. Kwon and Jessica Lundin and Wenjin Li and R Multiprocessor Ray and Christopher T Littell and Daoli Gao and David J Thomas and Harvey Checkoway},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={334-41}
}
In 2007, the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified shift work that involves circadian disruption as a probable human carcinogen. Suppression of the anti-neoplastic hormone, melatonin, is a presumed mechanism of action. We conducted a case-cohort study nested within a cohort of 267,400 female textile workers in Shanghai, China. Newly diagnosed lung cancer cases (n = 1451) identified during the study period (1989-2006) were compared with an age-stratified subcohort (n = 3040… CONTINUE READING

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In 2007 , the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified shift work that involves circadian disruption as a probable human carcinogen .
In 2007 , the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified shift work that involves circadian disruption as a probable human carcinogen .
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