Lung cancer (exposure assessment, pathology, and epidemiology)

Book Section

Lung cancer is the most common malignancy worldwide and the most common cause of a cancer-related death. Tobacco smoking is the most important cause of lung cancer in most populations although occupational exposures cause an increased risk of lung cancer more than any other malignancy. This chapter will review the histomorphology and classification of carcinoma of the lung and the evidence for specific occupational exposures reported to cause lung cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pavlisko, EN; Roggli, VL; Boffetta, P

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • Occupational Cancers

Start / End Page

  • 181 - 209

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781447128243

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4471-2825-0_9

Citation Source

  • Scopus