YCN Blog – Avoiding Cancer Causing Substances in the Workplace

As healthcare professionals, there are cancer risks within the workplace.

As with a vast number of aspects of medicine, an understanding of the pathophysiology and risk factors of diseases are still being understood. Evidence has shown a correlation between certain workplace-associated factors and an increased risk of cancer. The implications of exposure to chemicals and other risk factors continue to be seen in higher proportions within the cancer patient cohort, most notably from significant asbestos exposure and its link with mesothelioma…

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