Occupational exposures and ovarian cancer in textile workers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


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


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


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.