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.
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Hepatocellular cancer (liver cancer)
Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
+ - Group 1 human carcinogen (IARC), # - Group 2A human carcinogen (IARC), ^ - Group 2B human carcinogen (IARC). Note: many chemicals cause liver cancer in laboratory animals and the list here is incomplete. The links to propoxur, to mepanipyrim and to 2,2',3,3',4,4',5,5',6,6'-decabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-209) are based on animal studies.