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Occupational cancers in leather tanning industries: A short review

By S. K. Rastogi, C. Kesavachandran, Farzana Mahdi and Amit Pandey

Abstract

Work in leather tanning involves exposure to a wide range of chemicals. Some of these are carcinogens or suspected carcinogens. Increased risks for a number of cancers have been reported among the tannery workers. In the present review, a detailed account of lung cancer, testicular cancer, soft tissue sarcoma, pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer among tannery workers is mentioned

Topics: Review Article
Publisher: Medknow Publications
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3168109
Provided by: PubMed Central
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