Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

Carcinogens and Synergy

Updated: October 1st, 2018

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about the use of carcinogens and synergy.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also included links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Gene induction studies and toxicity of chemical mixtures. Mumtaz MM, et. al. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Dec;110 Suppl 6:947-56.

Public health challenges posed by chemical mixtures. Hansen H, et. al. Environ Health Perspect. 1998 December; 106(Suppl 6): 1271–1280.

Mixtures and interactions. Groten JP. Food Chem Toxicol. 2000;38(1 Suppl):S65-71. Review.

Biochemical Reaction Network Modeling: Predicting Metabolism of Organic Chemical Mixtures. Mayeno AN,Yang RSH, Reisfeld B., Environ. Sci. Technol., 2005, 39 (14), pp 5363–5371

Development of a research strategy for integrated technology-based toxicological and chemical evaluation of complex mixtures of drinking water disinfection byproducts. Simmons JE, et. al. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 December; 110(Suppl 6): 1013–1024.

Environmental causes of cancer: endocrine disruptors as carcinogens. Soto AM and Sonnenschein C. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2010 Jul;6(7):363-70. Epub 2010 May 25. Review.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals: an Endocrine Society scientific statement. Diamanti-Kandarakis E, et. al. Endocr Rev. 2009 Jun;30(4):293-342. Review.

Fifteen years after “Wingspread”–environmental endocrine disrupters and human and wildlife health: where we are today and where we need to go. Hotchkiss AK, et. al. Toxicol Sci. 2008 Oct;105(2):235-59. Epub 2008 Feb 16. Review.

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