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Environmental and Occupational Cancer

Scientific Update, 1990 (Advances in Modern Environmental Toxicology)

by Myron A. Mehlman

  • 76 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Princeton Scientific Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oncology,
  • Environmental Health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11399151M
    ISBN 100911131175
    ISBN 109780911131178

    The field of occupational and environmental disease is rapidly evolving. Questions and-concerns about the health consequences of exposures to a seemingly endless array of potential hazards in the workplace and elsewhere in the environment are increasingly raised by clinicians themselves or brought to their attention by patients or other interested parties.   In summary, this book provides important points about occupational hazards at work, neurological disorders, occupational cancer, health care workers, biosafety, and stress at work. I recommend this book for physicians and other occupational health staff and all those who are interested in the field of occupational health.

      The scientific literature provides substantial evidence of environmental and occupational causes of cancer and fully justifies accelerated efforts to prevent carcinogenic exposures. In fact, to ignore the scientific evidence is to knowingly permit thousands of unnecessary illnesses and Cited by:   The precise proportion of cancers arising from environmental and occupational exposure to carcinogens is uncertain. In , a report by the President's Cancer Panel called prior approximations of.

    This National Research Council book reviews the RDRP to evaluate the 1) relevance of its work to improvements in occupational safety and health and 2)more» The assessment reveals that the program has made essential contributions to preventing occupational respiratory disease. This chapter will introduce the reader to criteria for evaluating toxicological and epidemiologic evidence for carcinogenicity, provide information about occupational and environmental exposures that are recognized to be carcinogenic to humans and highlight the importance of research to resolve the carcinogenicity of common exposures that have been documented to cause cancer in animals but for Author: Elizabeth Ward.


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Asbestos is an important cause of occupational lung cancer and the unique cause of malignant mesothelioma, and remains an occupational and environmental hazard in many countries. However, there are many other causes of occupational cancer, and asbestos accounts for less than one-third of occupational cancers globally.

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