Lung cancer in relation to environmental pollutants emitted from industrial sources.

  title={Lung cancer in relation to environmental pollutants emitted from industrial sources.},
  author={Lewis M. Brown and Linda M. Pottern and William J. Blot},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={34 2},
A case-control study of residents who lived in the vicinity of a primary zinc smelter and a large steel manufacturing plant in eastern Pennsylvania was undertaken to investigate the role of environmental pollutants in the etiology of lung cancer. Lifetime residential, occupational, and smoking histories were obtained from the next of kin of 335 white male lung cancer cases and 332 white male controls. Soil samples were collected and analyzed for content in ppm of arsenic, copper, lead… CONTINUE READING

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