Paper on cancer incidence among workers


IOM scientists Will Mueller, Peter Ritchie, and Prof Damien McElvenny have co-authored a paper entitled "Cancer incidence among workers with blood lead measurements in two countries", which has been published in "Occupational & Environmental Medicine".

The objective was to study the carcinogenicity of inorganic lead, classified as ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (brain, lung, kidney and stomach).

The full text of the paper is available here.