Occupational exposures and pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis

30 Dec 1999I Anneli Ojajärvi, Timo J Partanen, Anders Ahlbom, Paolo Boffett, Timo Hakulinen, Nadia Jourenkovag, Timo P Kauppinen, Manolis Kogevinas, Miquel Porta, Harri U Vainio, Elisabete Weiderpass, Catharina H Wesseling

Occupational exposures may increase risk of pancreatic cancer.

Meta Analysis
4 effects
10 years

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Asbestos Contaminant risk & protective factor
Asbestos
Contaminant

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

Lead Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Lead Exposure
Contaminant

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Minor increase risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

Pesticides Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

High evidence
33.0%

Solvents Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Pancreatic cancer
Digestive system

High evidence
29.0%