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Can anyone explain what carcinogen is?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Chemical and physica
A carcinogen is any chemical of physical agent that can damage the dna or promote cell growth.
Examples are tobacco, alcohol, benzene, arsenic, some microbes and their products, x-ray, hormones, drugs etc. Carcinogen is not one chemical or agent. There effects are often synergistic in a bad way.

In brief: Chemical and physica
A carcinogen is any chemical of physical agent that can damage the dna or promote cell growth.
Examples are tobacco, alcohol, benzene, arsenic, some microbes and their products, x-ray, hormones, drugs etc. Carcinogen is not one chemical or agent. There effects are often synergistic in a bad way.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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