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.
2017-04-18T14:03:39.893Z

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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Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011528
ID: tufts:21003
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