Occupational exposure to carcinogens and risk of lung cancer: results from The Netherlands cohort study.

@article{Loon1997OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposure to carcinogens and risk of lung cancer: results from The Netherlands cohort study.},
  author={A Jeanne M van Loon and I Jmert Kant and Gerard M. H. Swaen and R Alexandra Goldbohm and Anja M Kremer and Piet A van den Brandt},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 11},
  pages={817-24}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate risk of lung cancers associated with common established carcinogenic occupational exposures (asbestos, paint dust, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and welding fumes) in a prospective cohort study among the general population, and to estimate the proportion of lung cancer cases attributable to these occupational exposures. METHODS A prospective cohort study on diet, other lifestyle factors, job history, and cancer risk that started in 1986 in The Netherlands on 58… CONTINUE READING