Scientific Reports – Korean researchers performed a nationwide, whole-population census study to investigate the associations between ambient NO2, particulate matter 10 (PM10) concentration and age-adjusted breast cancer mortality and incidence rates in females. They found that ambient air pollutant concentrations were positively and significantly associated with the breast cancer incidence rate. No significant association between air pollutants and the breast cancer mortality rate was observed except for PM10.
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