Toxicant and Disease Database
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Bone cancer/Ewings sarcoma
Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), not otherwise specified
+ - Group 1 human carcinogen (IARC) Pesticide exposure in farmers and other occupations where diverse exposures to mixtures of pesticides can occur has been associated with sarcomas. In these studies, individual pesticides cannot be identified. Parental occupational exposure to pesticides has been associated with Ewing's sarcoma.