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Risk of breast cancer is also increased among Danish female airline cabin attendants

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 27 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:253
  1. Elsebeth Lynge
  1. Head of department Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark

    EDITOR,—Eero Pukkala and colleagues report the incidence of cancer among a cohort of Finnish airline cabin attendants.1 Women made up the overwhelming majority of the cohort, and they were found to have an excess risk of cancer of the breast (number of cases observed, 20; standardised incidence ratio …

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