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Cancer mortality risks from long-term exposure to ambient fine particle

Abstract:
Background: Few studies have assessed long-term effects of particulate matter (PM) with aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 μm (PM2.5) on mortality for causes of cancer other than the lung; we assessed the effects on multiple causes. In Hong Kong, most people live and work in urban or suburban areas with high-rise buildings. This facilitates the estimation of PM2.5 exposure of individuals, taking into account the height of residence above ground level for assessment of the long-ter... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0626

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Department:
Queens College
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Publisher:
American Association for Cancer Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
5
Pages:
839-845
Publication date:
2016-05-01
Acceptance date:
2016-02-22
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EISSN:
1538-7755
ISSN:
1055-9965
Pubs id:
pubs:623241
URN:
uri:6db542d7-01c1-4e89-96c2-b698163efae5
UUID:
uuid:6db542d7-01c1-4e89-96c2-b698163efae5
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pubs:623241
Language:
English

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