[X] CLOSEMAIN MENU

[X] CLOSEIN THIS SECTION

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 its limitations.

See also CHE's compilation of other Databases and Resources

For questions or comments about the database, please contact Nancy Hepp through our Contact form.

Cervical cancer

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

DES

tobacco smoke (active smoking)

Good Evidence

solvents

tobacco smoke (secondhand)

Limited Evidence

dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

pesticides

tetrachloroethylene (PCE)

trichloroethylene (TCE)

Notes

# - Group 2A human carcinogen, ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC) Organic solvent exposure in dry cleaners and pesticide exposure in applicators has been associated with cervical ca.