environmental cancer

A cancer linked to environmental carcinogens

environmental cancer

A cancer caused by environmental carcinogens Examples Lung CA–tobacco, mesotheliomas–asbestos, cervical CA–HPV, EBV-related lymphoproliferative disorders, lymphoma–EBV, liver CA–thorotrast, HBV, HCV, aflatoxin B. See Cancer.
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Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now [internet].
In order to design an appropriate roadmap for primary prevention of environmental cancer, measures taken in some areas need to be strengthened.
They look at major toxicants--air pollutants, environmental fluoride, volatile organic compounds, environmental metals and metalloids involved in soil and water pollution, and pesticides--and their relationship to occupational toxicology, endocrine disruption, environmental cancer, and DNA mutation, with an appendix on ecological risk assessment.
Bush researched hundreds of studies and concluded in 2010 (in its 240-page report, "Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now") that our exposure to chemicals, pollution and radiation is to blame for the uptick in cancer deaths.
In May 2010, the President's cancer Panel released its 2008-2009 report Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk.
The Environmental Cancer Risk Section of the ACS Facts and Figures Report also reassured that carcinogenic exposures from dietary pesticides, "toxic wastes in dump sites" -- are "all at such low levels that risks are negligible.
Michael Harbut, director of the environmental cancer program and the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Mich.
Also, the conclusions of the draft dietary guidelines are in direct conflict with the advice put forth by the recent President's Cancer Panel report regarding ways to reduce environmental cancer risk.
Raise consumer awareness of environmental cancer risks and improve understanding and reporting of known exposures.
Although environmental cancer activists have used Carson's experiences to advance their arguments about the environmental causes of breast cancer, Aronowitz argues that Carson's fierce protection of her privacy during her lifetime suggests she would have looked "askance at some of the ways her life and work have been appropriated" and "objected to the kitsch sentimentality of pink ribbons in a disease she understood as her 'private little hell"' (p.
State and local officials pledged Thursday to push for immediate study of environmental cancer risks for teachers at two Los Angeles schools, although confusion still clouded the issue of which agency would take the lead.
It turns out that bladder cancer is the classic environmental cancer.

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