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Considerations of circadian impact for defining 'shift work' in cancer studies: IARC Working Group Report.

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Based on the idea that electric light at night might account for a portion of the high and rising risk of breast cancer worldwide, it was predicted long ago that women working a non-day shift would be at higher risk compared with day-working women. This hypothesis has been extended more recently to prostate cancer. On the basis of limited human evidence and sufficient evidence in experimental animals, in 2007 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified 'shift work that i...

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10.1136/oem.2009.053512

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Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
2
Pages:
154-162
Publication date:
2011-02-01
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
Language:
English
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uuid:246c8cd2-ed4e-4eac-9015-a01ce225d44d
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94607
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2012-12-19

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