Occupational polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and risk of larynx cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Occupational polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure and risk of larynx cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Mandy Wagner and Ulrich Bolm‐Audorff and Janice Hegewald and Alba Fishta and Peter Schlattmann and Jochen Schmitt and Andreas Seidler},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  pages={226 - 233}
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are genotoxic substances formed during combustion. Occupational PAH exposure has been shown to increase the risk of lung cancer and may be associated with other respiratory cancers. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to clarify the relationship between occupational PAH exposures and larynx malignancies. We searched EMBASE and MEDLINE (until July 2014) using a series of search strings developed to seek case–control studies or longitudinal… 

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