Does long-term talc exposure have a carcinogenic effect the female genital system of rats? An experimental pilot study


Keskm N., Teksen Y., Ongun E. G. , Oezay Y., Saygili H.

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, vol.280, no.6, pp.925-931, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 280 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00404-009-1030-3
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.925-931
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective In several studies, the prolonged exposure to talc has been associated with development of ovarian cancer. However, some studies have advocated contrary views. The present study aims to investigate histopathological changes and whether long-term talc exposure is associated with potential carcinogenic effects on the female genital organs of rats.