Occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in textile workers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), Volume 19, Issue 2, p.244-50 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, 258, Adult, Case-Control Studies, China, Cohort Studies, Cotton Fiber, Dust, Endotoxins, Female, Gram-Negative Bacteria, Humans, Middle Aged, Occupational Exposure, Ovarian Neoplasms, Proportional Hazards Models, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Risk Factors, Silicon Dioxide, Textile Industry, Time Factors

Abstract:

Occupational risk factors for ovarian cancer have been investigated only to a limited extent. We conducted a case-cohort study to examine associations between occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in the textile industry.