Environmental Epidemiology – Ambient air pollution is a human carcinogen and a possible risk factor for prostate cancer. Authors investigated associations between ambient concentrations particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and incident prostate cancer in a Canadian case-control study. Results show a positive associations between exposure to PM2.5 and NO2 over the previous 20 years and prostate cancer.
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