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International Agency for Research on Cancer finalizes benzene carcinogenicity

December 11, 2017 - Studies revealed more evidence of the link between occupational benzene exposure and cancer, specifically AML and acute non-lymphocytic leukemia. Read More


Special wristbands may aid in detecting exposure to benzene

November 6, 2017 - Researchers are investigating a new technology in the form of a wristband that monitors possible chemical exposure in real-time. Read More


Petrochemical workers’ benzene exposure risk likely higher after Hurricane Harvey

October 16, 2017 - In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, petroleum industry workers face increased risk of being exposed to the carcinogen benzene. Read More


Lung-related awareness days highlight environmental and occupational toxic exposure issues

October 9, 2017 - Unfortunately, our lungs carry a heavy burden when it comes to toxic exposure – often carrying the brunt of the issues it causes. Read More


Petrochemical industry hiding benzene related cancer risks

July 28, 2017 - The National Center for Biotechnology Information explains that benzene weakens the production of healthy blood components while producing abnormal ones. Read More


Jury establishes link between cancer and creosote, awards former railroad worker

July 21, 2017 - For the first time publicly the jury established a link between the plaintiff's cancer and his exposure to creosote, a chemical containing benzene. Read More


Benzene exposure increases worker risk for cancer including AML

July 14, 2017 - Railroad workers, automobile mechanics and petroleum refining and extraction workers are just a few occupations that have a high risk of benzene exposure. Read More


Workplace benzene exposure linked to cancer

July 7, 2017 - Certain occupations are at a higher risk of on-the-job benzene exposure including railroad workers, automobile mechanics and petroleum refining and extraction workers. Read More


Benzene Exposure And Associated Health Risks

November 2, 2016 - Beasley Allen lawyer John Tomlinson provides some information about benzene exposure in the workplace or while performing common activities. Read More


Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) diagnosis: Were you exposed to benzene?

July 15, 2016 - For patients diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) or Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), the answer might be benzene exposure. Read More


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