Lesley Rushton

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Lesley Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London
    Rev Environ Health 22:195-212. 2007
  2. pmc Occupational cancer burden in Great Britain
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 3PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:S3-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and occupational exposure to silica
    Lesley Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Rev Environ Health 22:255-72. 2007
  4. pmc Pesticide-related illness reported to and diagnosed in primary care: implications for surveillance of environmental causes of ill-health
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W21PG, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:219. 2009
  5. pmc Occupation and cancer in Britain
    L Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1428-37. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The burden of cancer at work: estimation as the first step to prevention
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:789-800. 2008
  7. pmc The precautionary principle in the context of multiple risks
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Room UG40, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W1 2PG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:574. 2007
  8. pmc Organic dusts and respiratory cancer: a complex issue
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Room UG40, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W1 2PG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:717. 2006
  9. pmc Occupational cancer in Britain. Statistical methodology
    Sally J Hutchings
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:S8-17. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Intervening to reduce the future burden of occupational cancer in britain: what could work?
    Sally Hutchings
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1213-22. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Occupational causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Lesley Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London
    Rev Environ Health 22:195-212. 2007
    ..Raising awareness of occupational causes of COPD among employers, employees, and health service professionals is important...
  2. pmc Occupational cancer burden in Great Britain
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 3PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:S3-7. 2012
    ..The methods developed for this project are being adapted by other countries and extended to include social and economic impact evaluation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and occupational exposure to silica
    Lesley Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Rev Environ Health 22:255-72. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, a disabling loss of lung function in the absence of silicosis would not occur until between 30 and 40 years exposure...
  4. pmc Pesticide-related illness reported to and diagnosed in primary care: implications for surveillance of environmental causes of ill-health
    Lesley Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine, Norfolk Place, London W21PG, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:219. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the extent and nature of pesticide-related illness presented and diagnosed in Primary Care and the feasibility of establishing a routine monitoring system...
  5. pmc Occupation and cancer in Britain
    L Rushton
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 102:1428-37. 2010
    ..We estimated the current burden of cancer in Britain attributable to past occupational exposures for International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) group 1 (established) and 2A (probable) carcinogens...
  6. ncbi request reprint The burden of cancer at work: estimation as the first step to prevention
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:789-800. 2008
    ..The overall aim of this project is to estimate the current burden of cancer in Great Britain attributable to occupational factors, and identify carcinogenic agents, industries and occupations for targeting risk prevention...
  7. pmc The precautionary principle in the context of multiple risks
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Room UG40, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W1 2PG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:574. 2007
  8. pmc Organic dusts and respiratory cancer: a complex issue
    L Rushton
    Imperial College London, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Room UG40, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W1 2PG, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:717. 2006
  9. pmc Occupational cancer in Britain. Statistical methodology
    Sally J Hutchings
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Br J Cancer 107:S8-17. 2012
    ..The methods are adaptable for other diseases and other geographies, and are also adaptable to more sophisticated modelling if better exposure and dose-response data are available...
  10. doi request reprint Intervening to reduce the future burden of occupational cancer in britain: what could work?
    Sally Hutchings
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:1213-22. 2012
    ..The methods are adaptable for different data circumstances, other types of interventions and could be extended to environmental carcinogens and other chronic diseases...
  11. doi request reprint Toward risk reduction: predicting the future burden of occupational cancer
    Sally Hutchings
    MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1069-77. 2011
    ..It is adaptable for other countries and other exposure situations in the general environment and can be extended to include socioeconomic impact assessment...
  12. doi request reprint Lessons from ecological and spatial studies in relation to occupational lung disease
    Anna L Hansell
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:87-92. 2009
    ..This review examines how recent advances in ecological and spatial study methodology and in the information held in routine databases could be used to enhance occupational health studies...
  13. doi request reprint Exposure to disinfection by-products, fetal growth, and prematurity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    James Grellier
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:300-13. 2010
    ..Exposure to total trihalomethanes in drinking water has been associated with several adverse birth outcomes relating to fetal growth and prematurity...
  14. doi request reprint Interpretation of the margin of exposure for genotoxic carcinogens - elicitation of expert knowledge about the form of the dose response curve at human relevant exposures
    Alan Boobis
    Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, DuCane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Food Chem Toxicol 57:106-18. 2013
    ..Elicitation results reflected the variability in experts' views on the form of the dose-response curve for low dose exposure and major sources of uncertainty affecting the assumption of a linear relationship...
  15. pmc Benzene in the environment: an assessment of the potential risks to the health of the population
    R Duarte-Davidson
    National Centre for Risk Analysis and Opotions Appraisal, Steel House, 11 Tothill Street, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 58:2-13. 2001
    ..4-5.7 microg/m(3). As yet there is no evidence to suggest that continuous exposures to these environmental concentrations of benzene manifest as any other adverse health effect...
  16. ncbi request reprint Health impact of environmental tobacco smoke in the home
    Lesley Rushton
    MRC Institute for Environment and Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Rev Environ Health 19:291-309. 2004
    ..Smoking cessation interventions have had limited success. Research is needed to explore the barriers to adopting ETS risk-reducing behaviors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Health hazards and waste management
    Lesley Rushton
    MRC Institute for Environment and Health, Leicester, UK
    Br Med Bull 68:183-97. 2003
    ..The health impacts of new waste management technologies and the increasing use of recycling and composting will require assessment and monitoring...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluating evidence on environmental health risks
    Lesley Rushton
    MRC Institute for Environment and Health, Leicester, UK
    Br Med Bull 68:113-28. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Health effects of a sulphur dioxide air pollution episode
    Terry P Brown
    MRC Institute for Environment and Health, University of Leicester, 94 Regent Road, Leicester LE1 7DD, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:369-71. 2003
    ..A sulphur dioxide (SO(2)) episode occurred in the United Kingdom in 1998. The worst affected area was the city of Nottingham...