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Dobrovolsky L.A.1 Belashova I.G.1 Radvanska E.S.2


1Institute for Occupational Health of AMS of Ukraine, Kyiv

2A.A. Bohomolets National Medical University, Kyiv

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The review of foreign literature is devoted to occupational cancer issues. The authors take a retrospective look at these issues, and discuss information about polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) including PAH generation at various production processes, PAH working place concentrations as well as epidemiologic data, biomarkers and carcinogenic mechanisms.

Key words: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; occupational lung cancer; history; epidemiology; biomarkers; mechanisms of action


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