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Lung cancer, cardiopulmonary mortality, and long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution.
CONTEXT Associations have been found between day-to-day particulate air pollution and increased risk of various adverse health outcomes, including cardiopulmonary mortality. However, studies ofExpand
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Overweight, obesity, and mortality from cancer in a prospectively studied cohort of U.S. adults.
BACKGROUND The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized. METHODS In a prospectively studied population of more than 900,000 U.S. adultsExpand
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Particulate air pollution as a predictor of mortality in a prospective study of U.S. adults.
Time-series, cross-sectional, and prospective cohort studies have observed associations between mortality and particulate air pollution but have been limited by ecologic design or small number ofExpand
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Body-mass index and mortality in a prospective cohort of U.S. adults.
BACKGROUND Body-mass index (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) is known to be associated with overall mortality. We investigated the effects of age, race, sex,Expand
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Cancer Statistics, 2008
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence,Expand
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Extended follow-up and spatial analysis of the American Cancer Society study linking particulate air pollution and mortality.
We conducted an extended follow-up and spatial analysis of the American Cancer Society (ACS) Cancer Prevention Study II (CPS-II) cohort in order to further examine associations between long-termExpand
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A genome-wide association study identifies alleles in FGFR2 associated with risk of sporadic postmenopausal breast cancer
We conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of breast cancer by genotyping 528,173 SNPs in 1,145 postmenopausal women of European ancestry with invasive breast cancer and 1,142 controls. WeExpand
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Cardiovascular Mortality and Long-Term Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution: Epidemiological Evidence of General Pathophysiological Pathways of Disease
Background—Epidemiologic studies have linked long-term exposure to fine particulate matter air pollution (PM) to broad cause-of-death mortality. Associations with specific cardiopulmonary diseasesExpand
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Cancer Disparities by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status
This article highlights disparities in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival in relation to race/ethnicity, and census data on poverty in the county or census tract of residence. The incidenceExpand
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Long-term ozone exposure and mortality.
BACKGROUND Although many studies have linked elevations in tropospheric ozone to adverse health outcomes, the effect of long-term exposure to ozone on air pollution-related mortality remainsExpand
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