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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ulm, K; Gerein, P; Eigenthaler, J; Schmidt, S; Ehnes, H 
Title:
Silica, silicosis and lung-cancer: results from a cohort study in the stone and quarry industry. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Workers compensated for silicosis outside the mining industry are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer. In the meta-analyses no data from Germany are involved. Furthermore, exposure data are necessary if a threshold value is to be assessed in order to reduce the risk for silicosis and also for lung cancer. METHOD: A cohort study among workers compensated for silicosis between 1988 and 2000 from the stone and quarry industry in Germany has been initiated. The cohort was foll...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
77 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
313-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-0131 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie