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Study from India Shows that Benzene Damages Immune System of Gas Pumping Workers


In a new study, researchers from India compared immune system damage between 428 gasoline pumping workers and 78 unexposed individuals.  They found a significant increase in the concentration of benzene and its byproducts in both blood and urine in the workers.


Meta-Analysis of Benzene-Leukemia Studies Finds Risks for Low-Level Exposure


Finnish researchers have published a systematic review and meta-analysis of occupational benzene exposure and the risk of leukemia that they claim is the first such study to be published.


Important Meta-Analysis Shows Benzene Exposure Causes Lymphoid Cancers


An extremely well-conducted meta-analysis by researchers from the Netherlands has clearly shown that occupational benzene exposure is associated with lymphoid cancers.


IARC Declares Formaldehyde A Human Leukemogen


In October 2009, 23 scientists from 6 countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyons, France, to re-assess the carcinogenicity of a number of chemical compounds, including formaldehyde.


New Harvard Study Confirms Dietary Acrylamide Cancer Risk for Women


A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health has confirmed the risk of acrylamide in the human diet and the development of endometrial and ovarian cancers.


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