Revista Cubana de Medicina
versión On-line ISSN 1561-302X
A bibliographic review concerning the possible occupational risks of the antineoplastic drugs handling was made. It has been proven in clinical studies that these drugs have carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic effects. Therefore, those workers occupationally exposed to these compounds may face severe dangers for their health if they do not follow a series of measures established to regulate the adequate handling of these drugs.
Palabras llave : Cytostatic drugs; antineoplastic drugs; toxic effects; occupational risks.