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Environment-Related Malignant Neoplasm

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Environment-Related Cancer; Environmental Cancer; Environmental Cancers; Environmental Malignant Neoplasm


Cancers caused by exposure to carcinogens in the general environment [from NCI]

Professional guidelines


Loktionov A, Moore W, Spencer SP, Vorster H, Nell T, O'Neill IK, Bingham SA, Cummings JH
Cancer Detect Prev 2002;26(1):15-22. doi: 10.1016/s0361-090x(02)00010-7. PMID: 12088198
Rostad ME
Oncol Nurs Forum 1990 Jan-Feb;17(1 Suppl):4-8. PMID: 2105482

Recent clinical studies


Ren H, Xu D, Shi X, Xu J, Zhuang D, Yang G
Int J Environ Health Res 2016;26(1):1-10. Epub 2015 Jan 22 doi: 10.1080/09603123.2014.1003040. PMID: 25608493

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