Occupational lung cancer risk for men in Germany: results from a pooled case-control study.

@article{BrueskeHohlfeld2000OccupationalLC,
  title={Occupational lung cancer risk for men in Germany: results from a pooled case-control study.},
  author={Irene Brueske-Hohlfeld and Matthias M{\"o}hner and Hermann Pohlabeln and W. Ahrens and Ulrich Bolm-Audorff and Lothar Kreienbrock and Michaela Kreuzer and Ingeborg Jahn and H Erich Wichmann and K. H. J{\"o}ckel},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={151 4},
  pages={384-95}
}
Occupational exposures such as crystalline silica, diesel engine exhaust, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and man-made mineral fibers are strongly suspected to increase lung cancer risk. Two case-control studies in Germany conducted between 1988 and 1996 were pooled for a joint analysis. A total of 3,498 male cases and 3,541 male population controls, frequency matched for age and region, were included in the study. The lifelong history of all jobs and industries was coded and occupational… CONTINUE READING

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