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Mortality from working in the aluminum reduction industry.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8472673     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Next to oxygen and silicon, aluminum is the most common element on this planet's surface. Studies of potential carcinogenics in aluminum workers have been reported to be equivocal, and consequently can give rise to serious global concern. However, studies have not taken into consideration smoking histories. Also a review of published articles suggests that the conclusions have been unduly conservative, and that criteria for causation have not been met.
Authors:
R J Pearson; M C Battigelli; J T Gamble
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Environmental research     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0013-9351     ISO Abbreviation:  Environ. Res.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-14     Completed Date:  1993-05-14     Revised Date:  2006-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0147621     Medline TA:  Environ Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown 26506-9145.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aluminum / adverse effects*
Humans
Metallurgy*
Neoplasms / chemically induced,  mortality*
Occupational Diseases / chemically induced,  mortality*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7429-90-5/Aluminum

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