Published in Cancer Weekly, November 1st, 2005
According to recent research from the United States, "Cancer risk assessment methods currently assume that children and adults are equally susceptible to exposure to chemicals. We reviewed available scientific literature to determine whether this was scientifically supported. We identified more than 50 chemicals causing cancer after perinatal exposure. Human data are extremely limited, with radiation exposures showing increased early susceptibility at some tumor sites."
"Twenty-seven rodent studies for 18 chemicals had sufficient data after postnatal and adult...
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