Occupational exposure to formaldehyde and wood dust and nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

  title={Occupational exposure to formaldehyde and wood dust and nasopharyngeal carcinoma.},
  author={Thomas L. Vaughan and Patricia Ann Stewart and Kay Teschke and Charles F. Lynch and Graeme M Swanson and Joseph L. Lyon and Mark Berwick},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={57 6},
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether occupational exposures to formaldehyde and wood dust increase the risk of nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). METHODS A multicentered, population based case-control study was carried out at five cancer registries in the United States participating in the National Cancer Institute's SEER program. Cases (n=196) with a newly diagnosed NPC between 1987 and 1993, and controls (n=244) selected over the same period from the general population through random digit dialing… CONTINUE READING
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