American Cancer Society

Air Pollution Linked to Deaths From Lung Cancer

Risk for Other Diseases is Increased As Well

Article date: 2002/03/06
American Cancer Society

Air pollution – mainly from vehicles, industry, and power plants – raises the chances of lung cancer and heart disease in people exposed to it long term, according to a report in the March 6 Journal of the American Medical Association (Vol. 287, No. 9: 1132-1141).


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