Air Pollution Linked With Increased Risk of Various Cancers

July 7, 2016
Bobby Lazzara, MD

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study that looked at the link between air pollution and the risk of various cancers.

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Cancer Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study that looked at the link between air pollution and the risk of various cancers.

The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, followed 66,820 people in Hong Kong from 1998 until 2011, and calculated the annual concentrations of particulate matter at their residential addresses, examining the link between particulate matter and cause of death.

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