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Title: Leukemias and occupation in Sweden: a registry-based analysis.
Authors: Linet MS,  Malker HS,  McLaughlin JK,  Weiner JA,  Stone BJ,  Blot WJ,  Ericsson JL,  Fraumeni JF Jr
Journal: Am J Ind Med
Date: 1988
Branches: OD, REB
PubMed ID: 3189348
PMC ID: not available
Abstract: A linked-registry was used to examine systematically, on a national basis, the leukemia incidence in Swedish men by industry and occupation. New associations were observed for chronic lymphocytic leukemia among cloth and pattern cutters and for chronic myelocytic leukemia among brewery workers and motor mechanics. A number of additional findings were consistent with previous observations in other countries. Although etiologic inferences are limited when using linked-registry data, this hypothesis-generating study may provide new clues to the occupational determinants of specific forms of leukemia.