Epidemiological aspects of cancer risk associated with exposure in the occupational environment

Med Lav. Jan-Feb 1996;87(1):5-15.


The contribution of epidemiological research to the definition of cancer risk from the occupational environment is reviewed and evaluated on the basis of the systematic approach adopted by the Monograph Program of the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The importance of cancer risk from industrial environments and its historical pattern are discussed along with the presentation of an updating on the available knowledge in this field.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Industry
  • Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Neoplasms / etiology
  • Occupational Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Occupational Diseases / etiology
  • Research
  • Risk Factors