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Aflatoxins

hepatocellular carcinoma

-derived from aspergillus in stored rice grains

2

Alkylating agents

leukemia/lymphoma

3

Alcohol

1. squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx
2. upper esophagus
3. pancreatitis/pancreatic CA
3. hepatocellular carcinoma

4

Arsenic

1. Sq cell CA of skin
2. lung cancer (in cigarette smoke)
3. angiosarcoma of liver

5

Asbestos

>>>>>>>>>>>>>lung CA<<<<<<<<<<<
mesothelioma

6

Cigarette smoke - polycyclic hydrocarbons

CA of oropharynx (alcohol/ tobacco),
esophagus
lung
kidney (cig smoke has lots of toxins that get filtered by kidney and bladder/ hurts kidneys)
bladder
pancreas

7

Nitrosamines (in smoked foods)

stomach CA

8

Naphyhylamine - from cigarette smoke

urothelial CA of bladder

9

Vinyl chloride - pipe-making factories - PVC: occupational exposure

angiosarcoma of liver

10

Nickel, chromium, beryllium, silica - occupational exposure

LUNG CA