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Aflatoxins (Aspergillus)?

HCC

2

Vinyl chloride?

Angiosarcoma of liver

3

Carbon tetrachloride?

Centrilobular necrosis, fatty change

4

Nitrosamines (smoked foods)?

Gastric cancer

5

Cigarette smoke?

SCC of larynx and lung, small cell of lung, RCC, transitional cell carcinoma, pancreatic adenocarcinoma

6

Asbestos?

Bronchogenic carcinoma > mesothelioma

7

Arsenic?

SCC of skin, angiosarcoma of liver

8

Naphthalene (aniline) dyes?

Transitional cell carcinoma

9

Alkylating agents?

Leukemia

10

Alcohol?

SCC of oropharynx and upper esophagus, pancreatic carcinoma, and HCC

11

Nickel, chromium, beryllium, or silica?

Lung carcinoma (occupational exposure)

12

Most common carcinogen worldwide?

Cigarette smoke--polycyclic hydrocarbon especially

13

Key carcinogen causing bladder carcinoma?

Cigarette smoke