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As it disturbs the physiological equilibrium within the body, it is not able to suppress the cancer single-handedly. Medical intervention is required and the cancer's efficacy is nearly complete at this stage. The latency period in the formation of neoplasms is well known. The concept is founded essentially upon the idea that a carcinogen need not act throughout the entire period of carcinogenesis. What we encounter here is a disorder in body homeostasis to which particular cells respond with their whole range of potential states for survival (cellular thermodynamic branch) including a neoplasm.
This state is also known as physiological equilibrium, dynamic equilibrium or simply, steady state. The claim, whereby equilibrium structures (systems) remain stable and resistant to minor disturbances, is fundamental for our line of reasoning. Also, near-equilibrium systems spontaneously tend to attain equilibrium, while the formation of a new structure is not possible. , they must exist themselves and be capable of performing work directed outside for the benefit of their environment. In equilibrium (health) or near-equilibrium (any disease except cancer), the system remains capable to perform outside work and to respond to the state and requirements of its milieu.
V. Asbestos fibers . VI. Beryllium and beryllium compounds as well as cadmium and Cd compounds are carcinogenic to humans; methyl mercury is possibly carcinogenic [5, 30]. VII. Carbon black particles and tar-pitch aerosol . VIII. Chromium (VI) is carcinogenic, nickel  and lead  are possibly carcinogenic. IX. Occupational exposure in petroleum refining is probably carcinogenic; gasoline and residual fuel oils are possibly carcinogenic . X. Exposure to gasoline engine exhaust and to diesel engine exhaust is probably carcinogenic; respirable particles are risk factors of lung or bladder tumors and also childhood cancers .