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Air Pollution

JONATHAN M. SAMET and AARON J. COHEN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third edition

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195149616
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865062 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0019
Air Pollution

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This chapter provides an overview of the evidence on the connections between outdoor and indoor air pollution and lung cancer, as well as other types of malignancy. The evidence on air pollution and lung cancer is now extensive and the review in this chapter is selective, emphasizing the most recent findings, primarily from the epidemiologic literature.

Keywords: cancer risk; outdoor air pollution; indoor air pollution; lung cancer; carcinogens

Chapter.  26361 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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