industry from the use of mineral oil . Skin cancer in the engineering


Although the oetiological association between soot and cancer of the scrotum was recognized by Percival Pott as early as 1775, the role of mineral oils in the production of skin cancer was not recognized until considerably later. Joseph Bell of the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary reported a case of carcinoma of the scrotum in a Scottish shale oil worker in 1876… (More)

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