Workplace Carcinogens - Metals Part I: Carcinogenesis

Jul 31, 2018 | Chemical Pathology

Exposure to heavy metals represents a significant health concern in the workplace. These metals have the ability to induce a number of adverse health effects but their role in carcinogenesis is of most concern. Metals as workplace carcinogens will be discussed in two parts. Part I will focus on the mechanism of carcinogenesis, and Part II will focus on oxidative stress and the role that antioxidants can play in the prevention of occupational cancer.

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