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Research and development in carcinogen control Volume 13 Issue 9-10

Bernard Stewart

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(10) 202 - 204 Published: 2002

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Bernard Stewart


There are two questions fundamental to the prevention of cancer by limiting or preventing exposure to carcinogenic agents: ‘Which agents present a hazard?’ and, if this is answered in the positive, ‘Who, in consequence, is at risk?’ Both of these questions have been the subject of research, in respect of particular substances and exposures, for more than half a century.