Occupational cancers

From National Cancer Control Policy
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Occupational cancers

About this chapter

This chapter of the National Cancer Prevention Policy was developed by Cancer Council Australia's expert Occupational and Environmental Cancer Committee and endorsed by its principal Public Health Committee. The chapter was reviewed by Professor Lin Fritschi, Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Professor Bernard Stewart, Head of Cancer Control Program, South East Sydney Public Health Unit, and Professor Tim Driscoll, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Sydney's School of Public Health. It was published in February 2016.

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  1. Overview
  2. Impact: the burden of occupational cancer
  3. Link between occupation and cancer
  4. Policy context
  5. Effective interventions
  6. Policy priorities
  7. Related position statements