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Compensable occupational disease and cancer: how to improve the recognition rate? "Cursus Laboris" Project in Midi-Pyrenees: feasibility study.
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PMID:  23034392     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five to ten percent of cancers are of occupational origin but only 0.5% of cancers are compensable occupational diseases recognized in 2001. The project "Curriculum Laboris" was launched in Midi-Pyrenees with the objective to establish an organization to improve the identification, reporting and recognition of occupational cancers. The project consisted firstly in creating an online training module for professionals. Furthermore, a pilot has identified patients with lung, bladder, head and neck or hematologic cancer. Afterwards, four investigators realized an interview with the patients "marked" to define their careers. Finally, a group of experts produced advice, providing the general practitioner, the aid element in drafting the initial medical certificate (CMI) as part of the recognition process. Twenty-three patients were identified, 21 surveys were carried out. Six returns were filed and actually recognized. The generalization of our device measures meet the Cancer Plan II 2009 to 2013 and may improve the number of cancers recognized as compensable occupational diseases.
Authors:
Marie-Eve Rougé-Bugat; Fabrice Hérin; Sylvie Julien; Stéphane Oustric; Emmanuel Forichon; Florence Delaperche; Eric Bauvin; Jean-Pierre Delord; Pascale Grosclaude
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin du cancer     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1769-6917     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull Cancer     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0072416     Medline TA:  Bull Cancer     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Département universitaire de médecine générale, 133, route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse, France, Oncomip, 20-24, rue du Pont-Saint-Pierre, 31052 Toulouse, France, Inserm 1027, 37, allées Jules-Guesdes, 31073 Toulouse cedex, France.
Vernacular Title:
Cancer et maladie professionnelle indemnisable : comment améliorer le taux de reconnaissance ? Projet Cursus Laboris en Midi-Pyrénées : étude de faisabilité
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