Causal relationship from exposure to chemicals in oil refining and chemical industries and malignant melanoma.

Abstract

Malignant melanoma has been thought to be related mainly to exposure to the sun or radiation. A review of the scientific literature reveals many significant correlations between benzene and benzene-containing solvents in the workplace and the occurrence of malignant melanoma, particularly in sites that have never been exposed to sunlight. A comparison of… (More)

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