oa South African Medical Journal - Trace elements in plants and soil in relation to cancer
|Article Title||Trace elements in plants and soil in relation to cancer|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Cancer Research Unit of the National Cancer Association of South African, SAIMR, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Pages||2363 - 2364|
|Keyword(s)||Environmental carcinogens, Oncology, Physiology, Plants, Soil and Trace elements|
The possible carcinogenic role of trace elements in indigenous snuffs has been investigated. Relatively large amounts of chromium and nickel, both recognised nasal carcinogens, have been found.
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