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Work and environment

Also, we may be exposed in some jobs to carcinogens or, for example, radiation. The most common workplace exposures are to solar radiation, radon, wood dust, asbestos and benzene.

The most common work-related cancer in Finland is mesothelioma (pleural cancer or lung cancer) resulting from handling asbestos and breathing asbestos dust. Other work-related cancers include bladder cancer, leukaemia, liver angiosarcoma, or cancer of the blood vessels of the liver, and skin cancer.