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Occupational and environmental causes of lung cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23153609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Because tobacco smoking is a potent carcinogen, secondary causes of lung cancer are often diminished in perceived importance. The goal of this review is to describe the occurrence and recent findings of the 27 agents currently listed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as lung carcinogens. The IARC's updated assessments of lung carcinogens provide a long-overdue resource for consensus opinions on the carcinogenic potential of various agents. Supplementary new information, with a focus on analytic epidemiologic studies that has become available since IARC's most recent evaluation, are also discussed.
Authors:
R William Field; Brian L Withers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in chest medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1557-8216     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chest Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-16     Completed Date:  2013-03-25     Revised Date:  2014-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907612     Medline TA:  Clin Chest Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  681-703     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinogens / toxicity*
Environmental Exposure / adverse effects*
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / epidemiology,  etiology*
Occupational Diseases / epidemiology,  etiology*
Occupational Exposure / adverse effects
United States / epidemiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
P30 ES005605/ES/NIEHS NIH HHS; P30 ES05605/ES/NIEHS NIH HHS; T42 OH008491/OH/NIOSH CDC HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carcinogens
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