Agricultural chemicals and endocrine-mediated chronic toxicity or carcinogenicity.

@article{Barlow2005AgriculturalCA,
  title={Agricultural chemicals and endocrine-mediated chronic toxicity or carcinogenicity.},
  author={Susan M. Barlow},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          141-5; discussion 119-22
        }
}
This brief review summarizes information on the endocrine effects and mechanisms of action of certain pesticides and considers whether exposure to pesticides with endocrine activity may play a role in human endocrine-related tumors of the breast, testis, prostate, and endometrium. Both animal and human data are considered. If animal data are to be used effectively for predicting human risk, a thorough understanding of comparative endocrinology and the underlying endocrine and pathological… CONTINUE READING

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