Cancer risk in asphalt workers and roofers: Review and meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies

05 Dec 1994Timo Partanen PhD, MSc, Paolo Boffetta MD, MPH

Meta Analysis
5 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Bitumen Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Bitumen Exposure
Contaminant

Leukemia Lymphatic outcome
Leukemia
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

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Bitumen Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Bitumen Exposure
Contaminant

Bladder cancer Urinary outcome

Strong Increase

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Bitumen Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Bitumen Exposure
Contaminant

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Lung cancer
Respiratory

Strong Increase

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Bitumen Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Bitumen Exposure
Contaminant

Stomach cancer (Gastric cancer) Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Bitumen Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Bitumen Exposure
Contaminant

Skin cancer Intergumentary outcome
Skin cancer
Intergumentary

Strong Increase

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