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Title: Urinary Bladder Cancer with Focus on Occupational Dye Workers.
Authors: Revathi, K
Puvaneswari, N
Rameshkumar, N
Kayalvizhi, N
Keywords: Azo dyes
urinary cancer
tumour markers
Issue Date: Oct-2015
Citation: Revathi K, Puvaneswari N, Rameshkumar N, Kayalvizhi N. Urinary Bladder Cancer with Focus on Occupational Dye Workers. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. 2015 Oct-Dec; 6(4): 74-79.
Abstract: Benzidine based azo dyes are proven carcinogens, mutagens and have been linked to bladder cancer of human beings and laboratory animals. The textile and dyestuff manufacturing industry are the two major sources for releasing of azo dyes. Various research groups have started work on genotoxic effect of textile dyes in occupational workers of textile dye industry. Bladder cancer is the most common form of cancer in dye industries. Most of people between age 50 and 70 group of are diagnosed with bladder cancer. Men are more likely than the women to develop bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in the bladder. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder and is called transitional cell carcinoma. Tumor markers are substances that can be found in the body when cancer is present. They are most often found in the blood or urine. The review deals about the impacts of the industry dyes on human health.
ISSN: 0976-4550
Appears in Collections:International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology

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