Toxicant and Disease Database
The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and our methodology.
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Brain cancer - adult*
Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
*Includes gliomas, meningiomas, astrocytomas and other brain and CNS tumors. ' + - Group 1 human carcinogen, # - Group 2A human carcinogen, ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC) An increased incidence of brain ca has been observed in agriculture workers and farmers.