Analysis supports link between air pollution, lung cancer

07/9/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A European study showed that long-term exposure to particulate air pollution, even at low levels, was significantly associated with increased lung cancer risk, especially adenocarcinoma. The findings suggest the need to "add air pollution, even at current concentrations, to the list of causes of lung cancer and recognize that air pollution has large effects on public health," researchers wrote online in The Lancet Oncology.

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