항공 신체검사 증명을 받은 국내 항공 종사자 암 질환 유병률 조사 연구
A Study on the Prevalence of Cancer Disease among Aviation Workers in Korea with Aviation Medical Examination of the Years from 2013 to 2015
중앙대학교 의과대학 내과학교실
Department of Internal Medicine, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, KoreaCorrespondence to:
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Korean J Aerosp Environ Med 2022; 32(1): 13-15
Published April 30, 2022
Copyright © Aerospace Medical Association of Korea.
Methods: In this study, aeromedical decision results according to aviation medical examination of the years from 2013 to 2015 were reviewed by retrospective analysis.
Results: Data from a cumulative total of 19,459 cases were screened. Of these, 15% were determined to be fit with condition. Among them, 259 were diagnosed with cancer. The ratios by cancer type are as follows: the most common cancer was thyroid cancer (39.7%), followed by gastric cancer (12.1%), kidney cancer (7.9%), colorectal cancer (7.9%), skin cancer (7.9%), prostate cancer (7.5%), lymphoma/leukemia (5.9%), lung cancer (5.0%), head and neck cancer (2.5%), and other cancers (2.5%).
Conclusion: The number of aircrew with cancer tends to increase slightly every year. The most common cause of thyroid cancer seems to be due to excessive diagnostic activity.
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