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)

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