Indoor air pollution from solid fuels and risk of hypopharyngeal/laryngeal and lung cancers: a multicentric case-control study from India.

@article{Sapkota2008IndoorAP,
  title={Indoor air pollution from solid fuels and risk of hypopharyngeal/laryngeal and lung cancers: a multicentric case-control study from India.},
  author={Amir Sapkota and Vendhan Gajalakshmi and Dhaval H. Jetly and Soma Roychowdhury and Rajesh Prabhakar Dikshit and Paul Brennan and Mia Hashibe and Paolo Boffetta},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={321-8}
}
BACKGROUND A recent monograph by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has identified indoor air pollution from coal usage as a known human carcinogen, while that from biomass as a probable human carcinogen. Although as much as 74% of the Indian population relies on solid fuels for cooking, very little information is available on cancer risk associated with these fuels in India. METHODS Using data from a multicentric case-control study of 799 lung and 1062 hypopharyngeal… CONTINUE READING

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