Basic & Clinical Cancer Research 2017. 9(4):40-44.

Occupational/Environmental Cancer at the International Congress on Cancer prevention & Early Detection: A Workshop Report
Harri Vainio, Kazem Zendehdel

Abstract


The Occupational/Environmental Cancer Workshop was organized as part of the International Congress on Cancer Prevention & Early Detection in Tehran, January 29-30, 2017. There were 42 participants representing professionals from ministry of health, public health sector, medical universities, and for health sector on issues of national cancer and archiving the information national exposures, asbestos and silica , wresearch organizations., as well as the young scientists, postdoctoral and PhD-students. The participants were intensively engaged in the workshop, the discussions were very active and various proposals were prepared in 4 subgroups dealing with environment, occupational exposures, issues on the use of asbestos and silica, and on the registration and recognition of environment/work –related cancers.

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Occupational; Environmental Exposure; Cancer; I.R. Iran

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