Occupational risks for lung cancer among nonsmokers.

  title={Occupational risks for lung cancer among nonsmokers.},
  author={Hermann Pohlabeln and Paolo Boffetta and W. Ahrens and Franco Merletti and Antonio Agudo and Ellen Benhamou and Simone Benhamou and Irene Brueske-Hohlfeld and Gilles Ferro and Cristina Fortes and Michaela Kreuzer and A Mendes and Fredrik Nyberg and G{\"o}ran Pershagen and Rodolfo Saracci and Giovanni Schmid and Jack Siemiatycki and Lorenzo Simonato and Elise Whitley and H Erich Wichmann and Carlos Winck and Paola Zambon and K. H. J{\"o}ckel},
  volume={11 5},
We conducted a case-control study in 12 European study centers to evaluate the role of occupational risk factors among nonsmokers. We obtained detailed occupational histories from 650 nonsmoking cases (509 females/141 males) and 1,542 nonsmoking controls (1,011 females/531 males). On the basis of an a priori definition of occupations and industries that are known (list A) or suspected (list B) to be associated with lung carcinogenesis, we calculated odds ratios (ORs) for these occupations… CONTINUE READING


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