TITLE

Ethylene oxide and cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Axelson, O.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the carcinogenicity of ethylene oxide (ETO). Evidence that exposure to ETO causes cancer; Effect of the healthy worker effect on cancer mortality; Approaches for evaluating the exposure-response relationships.
ACCESSION #
12292173

 

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