Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations.

  title={Occupational cancer among women: research status and methodologic considerations.},
  author={Aaron E. Blair and Shelia Hoar Zahm and Debra T. Silverman},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={36 1},
Occupational causes of cancer have not been well-evaluated among women. An increase in the number of women in the work force in jobs with potentially hazardous exposures during the past few decades raises the question as to whether there is a need to enhance our efforts in this area. The inability to evaluate occupational causes of female gynecologic tumors in studies of men, plus the potential for variation in outcome responses between men and women because of gender-based exposure and… CONTINUE READING

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