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Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine, 6th ed. Kufe DW, Pollock RE, Weichselbaum RR, Bast RC, Gansler TS, eds., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: BC Decker, 2003 Apr; :267-278
Human chemical carcinogenesis is a multistage process that results from exposures, usually in the form of complex chemical mixtures, often encountered in the environment or through our lifestyle and diet (Table 17-1). A prime example is tobacco smoke, which can cause cancers of the lung, bladder, head, and neck.
Carcinogenesis; Carcinogens; Carcinogenicity; Occupational-exposure; Exposure-levels; Environmental-factors; Tobacco-smoke; Cancer; Lung-cancer; Bladder-cancer
Book or book chapter
Kufe-DW; Pollock-RE; Weichselbaum-RR; Bast-RC; Gansler-TS
Disease and Injury: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine, 6th ed.
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