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Cancer incidence among workers with blood lead measurements in two countries
  1. Kyle Steenland1,
  2. Vaughn Barry1,
  3. Ahti Anttila2,
  4. Markku Sallmen3,
  5. William Mueller4,
  6. Peter Ritchie4,
  7. Damien Martin McElvenny4,
  8. Kurt Straif5
  1. 1 Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  2. 2 Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, Finland
  3. 3 Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
  4. 4 Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh, UK
  5. 5 International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kyle Steenland, Environmental Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA; nsteenl{at}emory.edu

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  • Contributors KS and VB worked on all phases of the study, including data collection, analysis and writing. AA and MS participated by providing the cohort data from Finland, providing Finnish cancer rates and also participated in the writing. DMMcE, WM and PR participated by providing the cohort data from Great Britain, providing cancer rates from Great Britain and participated in the writing. KS participated in helping store the data at a common site, facilitating Dr Steenland’s stay at IARC and in writing the paper.

  • Funding This work was partly funded by a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), Grant 5R01OH010745-04.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Emory Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors KS and VB worked on all phases of the study, including data collection, analysis and writing. AA and MS participated by providing the cohort data from Finland, providing Finnish cancer rates and also participated in the writing. DMMcE, WM and PR participated by providing the cohort data from Great Britain, providing cancer rates from Great Britain and participated in the writing. KS participated in helping store the data at a common site, facilitating Dr Steenland’s stay at IARC and in writing the paper.

  • Funding This work was partly funded by a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), Grant 5R01OH010745-04.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Emory Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it published Online First.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

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