Cancer among airline cabin attendants

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7022.53a (Published 06 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:53

Risk due to active and passive smoking should have been mentioned

  1. Rainer Fogelholm
  1. Retired professor of neurology Soidintie 3 as 6, 40630 Jyvaskyla, Finland

    EDITOR,—In their comprehensive study Eero Pukkala and colleagues found that Finnish airline cabin attendants had a significantly increased risk of breast and bone cancer and a non-significant trend (too few cases?) towards some other cancers.1 The analysis included exposure to radiation, some …

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