TOXICOLOGY Literature Review

Unit V: Literature Review


The topic for this unit was the classification of carcinogens by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). For this assignment, pick a group 1 carcinogen from the IARC. Find at least five peer-reviewed journal articles that support the relationship between the carcinogen and the cancer that it causes. Some suggested topics might be


 benzene and leukemia,


 crystalline silica dust and lung cancer, or


 vinyl chloride and liver cancer.


The Business Source Complete database is a good source of journals for safety-related articles from the CSU Online Library.


The Literature Review must include the following components:


 an introduction of your topic of choice (include some background information on the origins of exposure and cancer),


 the methods used to search for the articles,


 the results of the articles,


 a discussion and conclusion with your own opinion, and.


 APA references and in-text citations for the article.


The literature review must be three to four pages in length and follow APA formatting.Please use references in relations to the United States studies.