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The breast cancer incidence risk among females and a hazards in the microenvironments of work
 
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Zakład Epidemiologii i Śląski Rejestr Nowotworów Centrum Onkologii-Instytut im. M. Skłodowskiej-Curie, Oddział w Gliwicach Kierownik: dr hab. n. med. A. Tukiendorf
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Brunon Zemła   

Zakład Epidemiologii i Śląski Rejestr Nowotworów Centrum Onkologii-Instytut im. M. Skłodowskiej-Curie, Oddział w Gliwicach ul. Wybrzeże Armii Krajowej 15 44-101 Gliwice Tel./fax +4832 278 97 03, tel. +48 601068 763
 
Med Srod. 2014;17(2):32–41
 
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Introduction:
In the earlier examinations on the Silesia voivodeship territory was found ultimately that in the districts with greatest development of industry the incidence of breast cancer was significantly greater in native females (stationary population) than in immigrants (no stationary population), which suggests that there is a harmful influence of industrial pollutants in the female population (a longer time living in such conditions). It is possible that various chemical compounds especially from industrial-communal emissions and in the place of work– in the atmosphere contribute to a rise in the incidence of breast cancer in females as well.

Material and Methods:
In analyse case-control type two women populations, i.e. natives – 540 cases with a breast cancer and 687 cases of control (women born within Silesia voivodeship), and immigrants – 319 cases of ills for breast cancer and 446 not-ills (all ones born outside Silesia voivodeship) – were examinated. Anywhere in this case checking thesis whether character and long-time of hazards in microenvironment of work is significant in a risk of breast cancer.

Results:
The females that manually working without haz-ards in the place of work were characterized a bigger breast cancer risk – independently from place of birth (natives, immigrants), age group (30, 31–40, 41–50, 51–60, 60 and total age) and the endemic areas about statistically significantly high or low incidence and mortality (tab. II, III). It can not distinguished in this study no bigger females group with any characteristic impurities in the place of work comparatively suffering groups to controls ones.

Conclusions:
In this study the occupational risk factors are small significant mark in the incidence for female breast cancer.

 
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