Which occupations are associated with a high risk of NHL/B-cell lymphoma?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Answer

The risk of NHL is increased in certain workers, including the following:

  • Farmers
  • Pesticide applicators
  • Flour millers
  • Meat workers
  • Painters
  • Mechanics
  • Workers in the petroleum, rubber, plastics, and synthetics industries

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