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Flashcards in Important Carcinogens and Associated Cancers Deck (12)
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Aflatoxins

Hepatocellular carcinoma

2

Alkylating agents

Leukemia/lymphoma

3

Alcohol

Squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx and upper esophagus, pancreatic carcinoma, and hepatocellular carcinoma

4

Arsenic

Squamous cell carcinoma of skin, lung cancer, and angiosarcoma of liver

5

Asbestos

Lung carcinoma and mesothelioma

6

Cigarette smoke

Carcinoma of oropharynx, esophagus, lung, kidney, and bladder

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Nitrosamines

Stomach carcinoma

8

Naphthylamine

Urothelial carcinoma of bladder

9

Vinyl chloride

Angiosarcoma of liver

10

Nickle, chromium, beryllium or sillica

Lung carcinoma

11

Ionizing radiation (nuclear reactor accidents and radiotherapy)

AML, CML, and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid

12

Nonionizing radiation (UBV sunlight)

Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma of skin