Occupation and gastric cancer.

@article{Raj2003OccupationAG,
  title={Occupation and gastric cancer.},
  author={Amit Raj and John Francis Mayberry and Thrasyvoulos Podas},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 931},
  pages={252-8}
}
Gastric cancer is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality. There are several risk factors, with occupation emerging as one of these. There is considerable evidence that occupations in coal and tin mining, metal processing, particularly steel and iron, and rubber manufacturing industries lead to an increased risk of gastric cancer. Other "dusty" occupations-for example, wood processing, or work in high temperature environments have also been implicated but the evidence is not strong. The… CONTINUE READING
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