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Flashcards in Carcinogens Deck (9)
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons/ vinyl chloride

cigarette smoke, lung cancer, vinyl chloride (liver, angiosarcoma)

2

Aflatoxin

aspergillus, peanuts, grains, liver cancer

3

Aniline dyes/naphthylamine

bladder cancer

4

Nitrosamines

smoked foods, GI cancers, esophageal and gastric cancer (Asia)

5

Metals (Ni, Pb, Cd, Co, Be)

occupational hazards, lung cancer

6

UV light

pyrimidine dimers, skin cancer, thymine dimers

7

Asbestos

Mesothelioma

8

Alkylating agents

Leukemia, chemotherapy

9

Arsenic

Skin, lung cancer (in cigarette smoke)