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Brain Tumors in the Chemical Industry (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences)

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical industries,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Brain,
  • Occupational diseases,
  • Tumors,
  • Brain neoplasms

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIrving J. Selikoff (Editor), E.Culyer Hammond (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8267109M
    ISBN 100897661516
    ISBN 109780897661515

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"Result of a workshop entitled Workshop on Brain Tumors in the Chemical Industry, held by the New York Academy of Sciences on October"--Page iv. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. book, we try to offer general guidance for both low grade (benign) and high grade (malignant) primary brain tumors for adults.

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The study, however, stopped short of identifying the exact chemical or chemicals to blame for the outbreak. At least 20 employees at Naperville have developed brain tumors since BP Amoco opened the facility in Of those, 12 chemical researchers who worked in Naperville's Building complex have developed primary intracranial tumors since.

The discovery of chemical carcinogens has stimulated neuro-oncology research because, after systemic application, these compounds induce a high incidence of tumors in the CNS and PNS, such as demonstrated Druckrey et al.

inwith the N-methyl-N-nitrosourea (MNU).Subsequently, we have found a greater number of chemical compounds, with equal : Jesús Vaquero, Mercedes Zurita. Several epidemiological studies have investigated associations between employment in the petrochemical industry and brain tumor risk.

One study found an excess of brain cancers among white men with 10 or more years of employment in a particular building complex of interest (Beall et al., ).

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OBJECTIVES: To examine the recent epidemiological evidence on cancer risk among workers in the rubber industry. METHODS: Epidemiological studies published after the last detailed review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in were reviewed.

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Dec; Chemical- and virus-induced brain tumors. Swenberg JA. Experimental animal models resembling most human brain tumor types can be induced by exposure to oncogenic viruses or chemical carcinogens: Astrocytomas and glioblastoma multiforme can be produced experimentally by intracerebral injection of oncornaviruses, whereas medulloblastomas, choroid Cited by: Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy, Molecular Therapeutics, and Immunotherapy, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of the molecular methodologies in the neuro-oncology have been profound changes in the landscape of approaches to brain tumor therapy since the first edition-mainly in the areas of molecular biology and molecular therapeutics, as well as in the.

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The author is an epidemiologist and toxicologist and an expert in. Background: Malignant brain tumor is a highly challenging disease for diagnosis, treatment, and management. Cytotoxicity, distribution and the ability to cross blood brain barrier are some of the.

Most patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas die within 15 months of diagnosis, even after surgery. Microscopic clusters of cancer cells remain after surgery and reseed the tumor.

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