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 - childhood
Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
Parental exposure to aromatic amines in dyes and pigments, ionizing radiation, organic solvents, and pesticide exposure have been associated with an increased risk of childhood brain cancer. Parental exposure to EMF, paints or inks, and pesticides has been associated with neuroblastoma. In addition to groups or individual pesticides listed, pesticide exposure in the home or by parents at their occupations has also been associated with childhood brain ca. In these situations, the individual is exposed to mixtures of pesticides and a correlation between an individual pesticide and disease can not be made.