Indoor air pollution as a risk factor for lung cancer in women.

@article{Behera2005IndoorAP,
  title={Indoor air pollution as a risk factor for lung cancer in women.},
  author={Digamber Behera and Thangakunam Balamugesh},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2005},
  volume={53},
  pages={190-2}
}
OBJECTIVES Tobacco smoking is the most common risk factor for lung cancer. But a significant proportion of lung cancer occurs in non-smokers. Indoor pollution due to domestic fuels has been recently implicated as a causative agent in lung cancer especially in women. We conducted a case control study to find out the role of indoor air pollution due to domestic cooking fuels in Indian women. METHODS In a case control study 67 women with proven lung cancer were recruited. Forty-six females… CONTINUE READING

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