Occupational Exposure to Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer: A Meta-analysis

  title={Occupational Exposure to Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer: A Meta-analysis},
  author={M{\'a}rcia M S C R Camargo and Leslie Thomas Stayner and Kurt Straif and Margarita Reina and Umaima Al-Alem and Paul A Demers and Philip J. Landrigan},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
OBJECTIVE A recent Monographs Working Group of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) concluded that there is sufficient evidence for a causal association between exposure to asbestos and ovarian cancer. We performed a meta-analysis to quantitatively evaluate this association. DATA SOURCES Searches of PubMed and unpublished data yielded a total of 18 cohort studies of women occupationally exposed to asbestos. DATA EXTRACTION Two authors independently abstracted data; any… CONTINUE READING