Does Traffic Air Pollution Cause Cervical and Brain Cancer?


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Air pollution from traffic and cancer incidence: a Danish cohort study (33 page pdf, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, Zorana J Andersen, Martin Hvidberg, Steen S Jensen, Matthias Ketzel, Mette Sorensen, Johnni Hansen, Steffen Loft, Kim Overvad and Anne Tjonneland, Environmental Health 2011, 10:67, Jul. 19, 2011)

The article reviewed today looks at exposure to traffic–related air pollution and its impact on various organs in addition to the well-studied impact on the heart and respiratory system. The conclusions indicate a significant link to cervical and brain cancer as well as impacts on the liver and kidney.

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