Year: 2003 Source: Central European Journal of Public Health, v.11, no.2, (June 2003), p.91-97 SIEC No: 20040231

The Public Health Institute in Trnava, Slovak Republic under coordination of the International Agency of Cancer Research at Lyon, France, completed a retrospective cohort study of cancer occurrence among nuclear workers at JaslovskŽ Bohunice, Slovak Republic, as part of a multicentric cohort study of 14 countries. During the study it was found that the most frequent causes of death among nuclear workers were cancer (30%), accidents, suicides, & other external causes (26%), & cardiovascular diseases (23%).