Published in Cancer Weekly, September 23rd, 1996
The data was published in a recent issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (J Occup Environ Med 1996;38:884-890). Dr. Julia A. Knight, Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation in Toronto compared the work histories of 495 men with testicular cancer and 974 randomly selected men from the general population.
Nonseminoma-type testicular cancer was 12 times more common in miners, including oil and gas workers, than in the general population and three times more common in food and...
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