Determination of heavy metals concentration in cancer patients of faridkot region of punjab (India) using hair as biomarker

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Determination of heavy metals concentration in cancer patients of faridkot region of punjab (India) using hair as biomarker

Anudeep Kaur, Chander Parkash
Int. J. Biosci.19( 2), 211-216, August 2021.
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Abstract

The study was carried out in Faridkot, which is located in south west of Punjab (India). Hair samples of cancer patients were used determine the concentration of heavy metals, as hair samples indicates long exposure of heavy metals in a person’s body. Cotton belt of Punjab suffered from an increase in number of cancer patients in last decade. Principal component analysis, a data reduction technique is used to see the correlation of metals in terms of chemical interrelations.

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