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Work as a dry cleaner and cancers of the oesophagus and cervix: IIAC position paper 32

A review of the risks of cancers of the oesophagus (gullet) and cervix in dry cleaners.

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Work as a dry cleaner and cancers of the oesophagus and cervix

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After reviewing the evidence, the council concluded that while there may be some evidence of an increased risk in certain sub-groups of workers, overall there was insufficient evidence to recommend changes to the list of prescribed diseases for which people can claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.

Published 13 February 2014