Fine Particle Pollution, Alanine Transaminase, and Liver Cancer: A Taiwanese Prospective Cohort Study (REVEAL-HBV).

@article{Pan2016FinePP,
  title={Fine Particle Pollution, Alanine Transaminase, and Liver Cancer: A Taiwanese Prospective Cohort Study (REVEAL-HBV).},
  author={Wen-Chi Pan and C Wu and Mu-Jean Chen and Yen-Tsung Huang and Chien-Jen Chen and H J Su and H C Yang},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2016},
  volume={108 3}
}
BACKGROUND Exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) may promote hepatic tumorgenesis through low-grade inflammation. Therefore, we assessed the association of long-term exposure levels of PM2.5 and subsequent risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and investigated the mediation effect of inflammation as represented by alanine aminotransferase (ALT) on… CONTINUE READING

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