Childhood leukemia development and correlation with traffic air pollution in Taiwan using nitrogen dioxide as an air pollutant marker.

@article{Weng2008ChildhoodLD,
  title={Childhood leukemia development and correlation with traffic air pollution in Taiwan using nitrogen dioxide as an air pollutant marker.},
  author={Hsu-Huei Weng and S M Tsai and Chih-Cheng Chen and H F Chiu and Trong-Neng Wu and Chun-Yuh Yang},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 7},
  pages={434-8}
}
To investigate the relationship between traffic air pollution and development of childhood leukemia (14 yr of age or younger), studies were conducted on a matched cancer case-control cohort using childhood deaths that occurred in Taiwan from 1995 through 2005. Data on all eligible childhood leukemia deaths were obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Taiwan Provincial Department of Health. The control group consisted of children who died from causes other than neoplasms or from… CONTINUE READING