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Polychlorinated biphenyl residues and etiology of cancer: a case control study in the residents of Karachi city

@inproceedings{Attaullah2016PolychlorinatedBR,
  title={Polychlorinated biphenyl residues and etiology of cancer: a case control study in the residents of Karachi city},
  author={M. Attaullah and M. Yousuf and S. Shaukat and A. Munshi and S. Khawaja and Syed Ishtiaq Anjum},
  year={2016}
}
Residues of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) were comparatively evaluated in the serum samples of cancer patients and healthy residents of Karachi City. This was a preliminary work on the role of PCBs in the etiology of cancer in Pakistan. A random collection of fasting blood samples from diagnosed cancer patients having various malignancies and healthy humans was carried out with informed consent of the donors at various hospitals of Karachi. Serum was separated within 2 hours of collection… Expand

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