Occupational exposures to asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and solvents, and cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx: a quantitative literature review.

@article{PagetBailly2012OccupationalET,
  title={Occupational exposures to asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and solvents, and cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx: a quantitative literature review.},
  author={Sophie Paget-Bailly and Diane De Gouvion Saint Cyr and Dani{\`e}le Luce},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={341-51}
}
PURPOSE The role of occupational risk factors in oral and pharyngeal cancer is not well known and is possibly underestimated. This quantitative review summarizes epidemiological findings on exposure to asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and solvents, and cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx. METHODS A systematic literature search was performed. We analyzed 63 publications: 8 from case-control studies and 55 from cohort studies. For agents with at least five available studies with… CONTINUE READING
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