Lung Cancer Risk Reduced In Female Textile Workers Exposed To Endotoxin

Wed, 07 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Long-term, high-level exposure to bacterial endotoxin -- a contaminant found in raw cotton fiber and cotton dust -- is associated with a 40 percent decrease in lung cancer risk among female Chinese textile workers, according to a new study in the March 7 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. ...