Biological Trace Element Research

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 133–143

Relation between arsenic in drinking water and skin cancer

  • E. Astolfi
  • A. Maccagno
  • J. C. García Fernández
  • R. Vaccaro
  • R. Stímola
Review

DOI: 10.1007/BF02990453

Cite this article as:
Astolfi, E., Maccagno, A., García Fernández, J.C. et al. Biol Trace Elem Res (1981) 3: 133. doi:10.1007/BF02990453

Abstract

From observations in the Republic of Argentina it is concluded that the regular intake of drinking water containing more than 0.1 ppm of arsenic leads to clearly recognizable signs of intoxication and ultimately in some cases to skin cancer

Index Entries

Arsenic, and cancer water, arsenic in, and cancer cancer, skin, arsenic skin cancer, and arsenic in drinking water 

Copyright information

© Humana Press Inc. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Astolfi
    • 1
  • A. Maccagno
    • 1
  • J. C. García Fernández
    • 1
  • R. Vaccaro
    • 1
  • R. Stímola
    • 1
  1. 1.Cátedra de ToxicologíaUniversidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de MedicinaBuenos AiresArgentina

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