Jack Siemiatycki, Lesley Richardson, Paolo Boffetta

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This chapter discusses the link between occupational carcinogens and cancer. Topics covered include sources of evidence on risk to humans due to chemicals, published literature in the field of occupational cancer, percentage of cancer attributable to occupation, occupational cancer epidemiology, molecular epidemiology and gene environment interactions, cancer prevention, and structural challenges and obstacles to conduct epidemiological research on occupational cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCancer Epidemiology and Prevention
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199865062
ISBN (Print)0195149610, 9780195149616
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cancer risk
  • Occupational cancer
  • Occupational carcinogens
  • Occupational environment


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