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Air pollution and risk of lung cancer in a prospective study in Europe

Abstract:

To estimate the relationship between air pollution and lung cancer, a nested case-control study was set up within EPIC (European Prospective Investigation on Cancer and Nutrition). Cases had newly diagnosed lung cancer, accrued after a median follow-up of 7 years among the EPIC exsmokers (since at least 10 years) and never smokers. Three controls per case were matched. Matching criteria were gender, age (±5 years), smoking status, country of recruitment and time elapsed between recruitment an...

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10.1002/ijc.21801

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Krzyzanowski, M More by this author
Vigna-Taglianti, F More by this author
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Journal:
International Journal of Cancer
Volume:
119
Issue:
1
Pages:
169-174
Publication date:
2006-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:b6146eb7-0f5f-4888-aa40-6be7989cfcd1
Source identifiers:
74880
Local pid:
pubs:74880
Language:
English
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