Vivek Bhargava

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BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated that ingestion of arsenic in drinking water is a strong risk factor for several forms of cancer, including bladder cancer. It is not known whether arsenic-related cancers are genetically similar to cancers in unexposed individuals or what mechanisms of carcinogenesis may underlie their formation. This study was(More)
Previous studies demonstrated that tobacco and arsenic exposure are risk factors for bladder cancer. A case-case study was conducted to compare p53 mutations in 147 bladder tumors from South American patients by tobacco and arsenic exposure. Information on residential history and lifestyle factors was collected. The prevalence of p53 mutations and protein(More)
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