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Actually, "soot wart" was identified by Percival Pott in 1775. It is the first reported occupational cancer (it is a squamous cell carcinoma of the skin of the scrotum). It was shown in 1922 that an active ingredient of coal soot was a carcinogen. I'm not sure of an expansive, technical text on environmental cancers, but you may want to check out "The ...
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