Welding and Lung Cancer in Central and Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom

American Journal of Epidemiology, 03/02/2012

In this population, occupational exposure to welding fumes accounted for approximately 4% of lung cancer cases, to which both stainless and mild steel welding contributed equally. Given that welding remains a common task for many workers, exposure to welding fumes represents an important risk factor for lung cancer.

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