Benzene Illness and Exposure Lawsuits
Benzene has been linked to various leukemia blood cancers.
Workers in the plastics, petroleum, pesticides, chemicals industry who have been exposed to Benzene may be at risk for certain types of cancer.
Perople who are at risk for cancer have had exposures ranging from from less than 5 years to more than 30 years of exposure. Many workers have developed rare forms of Leukemia.
Many studies studies have indicated that leukemia is related to Benzene exposure. Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, concluded that benzene was linked to many forms of leukemia including acute myelogenous leukemia AML as well as acute and chronic lymphocytic and myeloid leukemia (Savitz, D., and Andrews, K.,"Review of Epidemiologic Evidence on Benzene and Lymphatic and Hematopoietic Cancers," Amer. J. Industrial Health 31:287-295 (1997).
Leukemias are malignant diseases that affect the blood and bone marrow.
The four major types of leukemia are:
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)
Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML),
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Exposed workers that have developed leukemia may have inhaled vapors from the Benzene or absorbed it through their skin.
Sinc ethe 1980's benzene has been banned as a solvent but unfortunately, many workers may be developing Leukemias through old or indirect exposure. If you have unexplained Leukemias you think may be related to your work or other exposure contact us.
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If you or a family member has been been Diagnosed with AML or a serious Illness you believe may be related to Benzene:
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