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carcinogen:

see cancercancer,
in medicine, common term for neoplasms, or tumors, that are malignant. Like benign tumors, malignant tumors do not respond to body mechanisms that limit cell growth.
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carcinogen

[kär′sin·ə·jən]
(medicine)
Any agent that incites development of a carcinoma or any other sort of malignancy.

carcinogen

Pathol any substance that produces cancer
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Accordingly, based on the totality of evidence and the plausible biological mechanisms, the IARC working group concluded that drinking very hot beverages above 65[degrees]C was classified as 'probably carcinogenic to humans'.
There was inadequate evidence for coffee to be classified as either carcinogenic or not carcinogenic.
The report states, "In view of the absence of carcinogenic potential in rodents at human-relevant doses and the absence of genotoxicity by the oral route in mammals, and considering the epidemiological evidence from occupational exposures, the meeting concluded that glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans from exposure through the diet.
in his study found that use of green vegetables and fruits specially citrus fruits reduces the carcinogenic activity.
Processed meats such as hotdogs, ham, bacon, sausages, corned beef, beef jerky, meatloaf, luncheon meats, meat-based sauces, and even our local tocino, chorizo, and longganisa have undergone chemical transformations through curing, salting, fermentation, smoking, and the like, which produce carcinogenic or cancer-causing chemicals.
The World Health Organization report said that based on limited evidence, "the consumption of red meat causes cancer in humans and strong mechanistic evidence supporting a carcinogenic effect.
Since publishing the No Safe Limit report in 2013, which examined this evidence, Animal Aid has called for processed red meat products to carry health warnings and for children and hospital patients to be protected from their carcinogenic properties.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the WHO, said: "Processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans, based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer.
It is also suspected that carcinogenic chemicals may form while the meat is being processed, including N-nitroso compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
The over Dh1 billion hospital specialised in treating carcinogenic, cardiac, as well as blood vessels and nerve diseases, is the biggest and best in the country and the whole region.
December 5, 2014 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO) has warned parents of students and school principals in South Darfur state against purchase of candies containing carcinogenic substances.