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Do chromium ions have any causative relation to non Hodgkins lymphoma?

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Do chromium ions have any causative relation to non Hodgkins lymphoma. email address is YYYY@YYYY
Posted Fri, 7 Sep 2012 in Environmental and Occupational Hazards
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 7 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Yes, long term exposure to chromium is reported to result in Non Hodgkins disease.The risk increases by at-least 70 times when compared to people with no exposure.

This relation is still under study, the exact dose and duration appeared much variable in different subjects.Hence a strict cut-off has not yet been established.

Hope I answered your query.

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