Chapter 17. New Approaches for the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks of Chemicals

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Boris L. Rubenchik

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch17

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Rubenchik, B. L. (1994) New Approaches for the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks of Chemicals, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • cancer;
  • environmental determinants;
  • exposure;
  • human carcinogens;
  • complex mixtures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Environmental Determinants and Cancer Endogenous Factors

  • Risk Assessment of Exposure from Complex Mixtures

  • Risk Assessment of Chemical Carcinogens Involving Communities of Living Organisms in Nature

  • Estimation of the Risk from Synthetic and Natural Pesticides

  • Ecological Monitoring of Carcinogens

  • Strategy for Investigating Cancer Risk from the Environment

  • Conclusions