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Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: Prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)

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Background: Ambient air pollution is suspected to cause lung cancer. We aimed to assess the association between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and lung cancer incidence in European populations. Methods: This prospective analysis of data obtained by the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects used data from 17 cohort studies based in nine European countries. Baseline addresses were geocoded and we assessed air pollution by land-use regression models for particulate mat...

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Raaschou-Nielsen, O More by this author
Andersen, ZJ More by this author
Stafoggia, M More by this author
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Journal:
The Lancet Oncology
Volume:
14
Issue:
9
Pages:
813-822
Publication date:
2013-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
URN:
uuid:87235c5e-355d-4a12-8285-ab778b69b609
Source identifiers:
417317
Local pid:
pubs:417317
Language:
English

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