A RISK ASSESSMENT OF LIFETIME EXPOSURE TO ARSENIC- CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER AND COMPARISON WITH URINARY BLADDER CANCER INCIDENCE RATES IN NORTHEASTERN WORCESTER COUNTY AND WESTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS.Sharma, Stuti.
Abstract: Arsenic, a toxic metalloid in Group 15 of the periodic table, is associated with chronic and acute health effects due to its ability to inhibit enzymes associated with adenosine tri-phosphate (ATP) production, resulting in multi-organ damage and carcinogenic effects. The risks from exposure to low concentrations of arsenic in drinking water are not well documented. The thesis investigate... read more
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