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Risk of cancer among hairdressers and related workers: a meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Takkouche, Bahi
  • Regueira-Méndez, Carlos
  • Montes-Martínez, Agustín
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Epidemiology
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
38
Issue
6
Pages
1512–1531
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyp283
PMID: 19755396
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hairdressers have a higher risk of cancer than the general population. Improvement of the ventilation system in the hairdresser salons and implementation of hygiene measures aimed at mitigating exposure to potential carcinogens at work may reduce the risk.

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