Katarína Volkovová

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BACKGROUND Many epidemiological studies and reviews have been performed to identify the causes of bladder cancer. The aim of this review is to investigate the links between various environmental risk factors and cancer of the bladder. METHODS A systematic literature search was performed using PubMed, Science Direct, Scopus, Scholar Google and Russian(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous melanoma is one of the most serious skin cancers. It is caused by neural crest-derived melanocytes - pigmented cells normally present in the epidermis and, sometimes, in the dermis. METHODS We performed a review of current knowledge on the risk factors of cutaneous melanoma. Relevant studies were identified using the PubMed, Science(More)
In order to study the effect of mineral wool exposure on oxidative DNA damage and lipid peroxidation, an epidemiological study was conducted in a mineral wool factory in Slovakia. Altogether 141 subjects were investigated (21-58 years old), 43 controls (20 men and 23 women: 27 non-smokers, 16 smokers) and 98 exposed (75 men and 23 women: 61 non-smokers, 37(More)
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