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

Occupational cancers in leather tanning industries: A short review


SK Rastogi1, C Kesavachandran2, Farzana Mahdi1, Amit Pandey1 
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«SQ»s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Rastogi S K, Kesavachandran C, Mahdi F, Pandey A. Occupational cancers in leather tanning industries: A short review.Indian J Occup Environ Med 2007;11:3-5


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Rastogi S K, Kesavachandran C, Mahdi F, Pandey A. Occupational cancers in leather tanning industries: A short review. Indian J Occup Environ Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Aug 6 ];11:3-5
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