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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3-5

Occupational cancers in leather tanning industries: A short review


1 Era's Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
2 Epidemiology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (CSIR), Lucknow, India

Correspondence Address:
S K Rastogi
Department of Physiology, Era's Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5278.32456

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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.






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