Occupational exposure to wood dust and formaldehyde and risk of nasal, nasopharyngeal, and lung cancer among Finnish men

@inproceedings{Siew2012OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposure to wood dust and formaldehyde and risk of nasal, nasopharyngeal, and lung cancer among Finnish men},
  author={Sie Sie Siew and Timo Kauppinen and P Pentti Kyyr{\"o}nen and Pirjo R Heikkil{\"a} and Eero I Pukkala},
  booktitle={Cancer management and research},
  year={2012}
}
Controversy exists over whether or not occupational inhalation exposure to wood dust and/or formaldehyde increases risk for respiratory cancers. The objective of this study was to examine the risk of nasal, nasopharyngeal, and lung cancer in relation to occupational exposure to wood dust and formaldehyde among Finnish men. The cohort of all Finnish men born between the years 1906 and 1945 and in employment during 1970 was followed up through the Finnish Cancer Registry for cases of cancers of… CONTINUE READING
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