Carcinogenic risk

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Term Carcinogenic risk
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Definition Carcinogenic risk

Carcinogenic risk - The probability, expressed as chances in a million, that a person experiencing 70 years of continuous area-wide outdoor exposure to a toxic air contaminant will develop cancer

References 1. RAIS  Glossary. 

Glossary of Useful Terms Found in Risk Assessment, Embam., Health physics, and Waste Management Reports, 2006 (http://risk.lsd.ornl.gov/homepage/glossary.shtml#Health%20effect) Comments on Term Definition  (sub heading format) Number list of comments which curators should review for potential modification or addition to term defintion. Additional Information  (sub heading format) Additional information related to the term can be added here.

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