Association of total cancer and lung cancer with environmental exposure to cadmium: the meta-analytical evidence

  title={Association of total cancer and lung cancer with environmental exposure to cadmium: the meta-analytical evidence},
  author={Tim S. Nawrot and Dries S. Martens and Azusa Hara and Michelle Plusquin and Jaco Vangronsveld and Harry A. Roels and Jan A. Staessen},
  journal={Cancer Causes \& Control},
AbstractBackgroundRecent studies are indicative of substantial progress in understanding the dose–response relation between the incidence of total and lung cancer and environmental cadmium exposure. We conducted a meta-analysis of population studies that examined the risk of cancer in relation to lifetime exposure to cadmium. MethodsWe searched MEDLINE, Web of Science, and relevant reviews until August 2014 for studies on the association between cancer risk and cadmium exposure. Eligible… 

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