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Unformatted text preview: Smokers are 2-5 times more likely to develop bladder cancer than non-smokers Occupational factors people who work in the rubber industry or who are exposed to chemical dyes or solvents are at risk of developing bladder cancer. Bladder cancers caused by these types of exposures may account for up to 20% of cases Chronic Inflammation recurrent UTIs or persistent infections of Schistosomiasis can cause long term inflammation and result in a risk of malignancy It is proposed that carcinogens in tobacco smoke and industrial dyes/rubber processing are absorbed by the body and excreted in a concentrated form in the Urine. As such they come into contact with the lining of the bladder and increase the risk of bladder cancer....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10