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Table 2 Pre- and Post-IARC 2007 studies of shift work and cancer: Targeted assessment of chronotype, internal time, or circadian disruption

From: Can yesterday’s smoking research inform today’s shiftwork research? Epistemological consequences for exposures and doses due to circadian disruption at and off work

Publication Targeted assessment
First author, year Cancer Endpoint Chronotype/Chronobiological propensity Biological day or Biological night Circadian disruption
At work Off work
Pre-IARC
 Tynes, 1996 [56] Breast
 Davis, 2001 [57] Breast
 Hansen, 2001 [58] Breast
 Schernhammer, 2001 [59] Breast
 Schernhammer, 2003 [60] Colorectum
 Lie, 2006 [61] Breast
 O’Leary, 2006 [62] Breast
 Schernhammer, 2006 [63] Breast
 Kubo, 2006 [64] Prostate
 Schwartzbaum, 2007 [65] Cancer
 Viswanathan, 2007 [66] Endometrium
 Conlon, 2007 [67] Prostate
Post-IARC
 Lahti, 2008 [68] Non-Hodgkin
 Pukkala, 2009 [69] Cancer
 Pesch, 2010 [70] Breast
 Pronk, 2010 [71] Breast
 Kubo, 2011 [72] Prostate
 Schernhammer, 2011 [73] Skin
 Lie, 2011 [74] Breast
 Hansen, 2012a [34] Breast Yes
 Hansen, 2012b [75] Breast
 Parent, 2012 [76] Cancer
 Knutsson, 2013 [77] Breast
 Menegaux, 2013 [78] Breast
 Rabstein, 2013 [79] Breast
 Bhatti, 2013 [35] Ovary Yes
 Lin, 2013 [80] Pancreas
 Grundy, 2013 [81] Breast
 Fritschi, 2013 [36] Breast Yes
 Schernhammer, 2013 [82] Lung
 Grundy, 2013 [83] Breast
 Gapstur, 2014 [84] Prostate
 Carter, 2014 [85] Ovary
 Koppes, 2014 [86] Breast
 Truong, 2014 [87] Breast
 Yong, 2014 [88] Cancer
 Rabstein, 2014 [89] Breast
 Kwon, 2015 [90] Lung
 Li, 2015 [91] Breast
 Akerstedt, 2015 [92] Breast
 Hammer, 2015 [93] Prostate
 Papantoniou, 2015 [37] Prostate Yes
 Lin, 2015 [94] Biliary tract
 Cordina-Duve., 2016 [95] Breast
 Gyarmati, 2016 [38] Stomach Yes
 Papantoniou, 2016 [39] Breast Yes
 Travis, 2016 [11] Breast Yes
 Costas, 2016 CLL
 Dickerman, 2016 [40] Prostate Yes
 Heckman, 2017 [41] Skin Yes
 Papantoniou, 2017 [96] Colorectum