Benzene and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

@article{OConnor1999BenzeneAN,
  title={Benzene and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.},
  author={Simon R O'Connor and Peter B. Farmer and Ian James Lauder},
  journal={The Journal of pathology},
  year={1999},
  volume={189 4},
  pages={448-53}
}
Incidence rates for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) have been rising throughout the world for several decades, and no convincing explanation exists for the majority of this increase. The commonest subtypes of NHL have no well-defined aetiological factors but lymphoma development has been linked with exposure to a variety of chemicals, including nitrates, pesticides, herbicides, and solvents. Benzene, a solvent and important constituent of petrochemical products, is a potent lymphomagen in… CONTINUE READING

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