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Occupational cancer in developing countries / edited by N. Pearce [and others].

  • Pearce, Neil.
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Lyon : International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1994.

Physical description

xi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


At head of t.p.: World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer ; Institute of Occupational Health, Finland ; International Labour Office.
Originally part of the BIODOC collection. Copy 1. Supplier/Donor: Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction / N. Pearce and E. Matos. -- Ch. 1. Industrialization and health / N. Pearce, E. Matos, M. Koivusalo and S. Wing. -- Ch. 2. Transfer of hazardous industries / J. Jeyaratnam. -- Ch. 3. Burden of cancer in developing countries / P. Pisani. -- Ch. 4. Identification of occupational carcinogens / H. Vainio, E. Matos and M. Kogevinas. -- Ch. 5. Occupational exposure to carcinogens in developing countries / M. Kogevinas, P. Boffetta and N. Pearce. -- Ch. 6. Special exposure circumstances. -- Ch. 7. Cancer / P. Boffetta, M. Kogevinas, N. Pearce and E. Matos. -- Ch. 8. Other diseases / E. Matos and P. Boffetta. -- Ch. 9. International and national measures for prevention and control. -- Ch. 10. Strategies for the prevention of occupational cancer in developing countries / N. Pearce and E. Matos. -- Appendix: Survey of information on legislation, exposure and industries in developing countries / E. Matos and H. Vainio.


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