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Flashcards in Carcinogens Deck (12):
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Aflatoxins (Aspergillus)

Hepatocellular carcinoma

2

Alkylating agents

Leukemia/lymphoma

3

Aromatic amines (eg, benzidine, 2-naphthylamine)

Transitional cell carcinoma

4

Arsenic

-Angiosarcoma
-Lung cancer
-Squamous cell carcinoma

5

Asbestos

Bronchogenic carcinoma > mesothelioma

6

Carbon tetrachloride

Centrilobular necrosis, fatty change

7

Cigarette smoke

-Transitional cell carcinoma
-Cervical carcinoma
-Squamous cell carcinoma/adenocarcinoma
-Renal cell carcinoma
-Squamous cell carcinoma
-Squamous cell and small cell carcinoma
-Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

8

Ethanol

-Squamous cell carcinoma
-Hepatocellular carcinoma

9

Ionizing radiation

Papillary thyroid carcinoma

10

Nitrosamines (smoked
foods

Gastric cancer

11

Radon

Lung cancer (2nd leading cause after cigarette
smoke)

12

Vinyl chloride (PVC pipes)

Angiosarcoma of liver