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I've been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the lower bowel

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I've been diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the lower bowel metastatic to the liver. What is the possibility/probability that the cause could be from TCE exposure? Trichloroethane and trichloroethylene are the two chemicals I was exposed to where I had my hands and forearms submerged in these chemicals during degreasing operations, regularly, for at least 15 years. The last exposure was about 25 years ago.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.


There is a possibility that your cancer was from the TCE exposure and here's a link about that

That said, considering your age now it wouldn't be possible to prove the connection.'

Let me know if you need more information please