Industrial Cancer is cancer that has been caused or materially contributed due to work. This could be due to exposure to certain chemicals or dust, exposure to radiation and also due to a number of industrial processes.
Dusts that can cause cancer are known to be but not limited to wood dusts, asbestos, diesel exhaust and environmental tobacco smoke. Industrial processes that may cause cancer include mining, aluminium production and iron and steel founding.
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Occupational Bladder Cancer
What is Bladder Cancer? Bladder cancer is where a growth of abnormal tissue, known as a tumour, develops in the bladder lining. In some cases, the tumor spreads into the bladder muscle. Once a diagnosis of bladder cancer has been made, it will be classified depending on how far it has spread. If the cancer…
Occupational Lung Cancer and Lung Disease
Occupational Lung Disease These are conditions that have been caused or worsened by someone’s occupation. Conditions are caused by inhaling mineral dusts. The severity of the disease is related to the dust inhaled and the duration of that exposure. What are the Types of Occupational Lung Disease? There are a number of lung-related illnesses which…
Occupational Nasal and Sinus Cancer
What is Nasal and Sinus Cancer? Nasal and Sinus Cancers affect the space behind your nose, the cheekbone, forehead and the cavities inside your nose. It is different to cancer that can be found where the nose and throat join as this is called nasopharyngeal cancer. Nasal and Sinus cancer is an extremely rare type…
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