Occupation and histopathology of lung cancer: A case-control study in Rosario, Argentina.

@article{Pezzotto1999OccupationAH,
  title={Occupation and histopathology of lung cancer: A case-control study in Rosario, Argentina.},
  author={Stella Maris Pezzotto and Leonor C Poletto},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={437-43}
}
BACKGROUND Male age-adjusted lung cancer mortality rate is high in Rosario City, Argentina (62.7 per 100,000). METHODS Case-control study involving interviews with 367 male lung cancer patients and 576 controls. RESULTS The histological distribution detected was: squamous cell 39%, adenocarcinoma 34%, small cell carcinoma 13%, and other or no specified cell type 14%. When comparing with the group unlikely to be exposed to occupational carcinogens, a 60% increase in risk was observed for the… CONTINUE READING

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