Mortality due to haematological cancer in cities close to petroleum refineries in Spain.

@article{Cirera2013MortalityDT,
  title={Mortality due to haematological cancer in cities close to petroleum refineries in Spain.},
  author={Llu{\'i}s Padr{\'o} Cirera and Francisco B Cirarda and Laia Pal{\`e}ncia and Marisa Estarlich and Agust{\'i}n Montes-Mart{\'i}nez and Pedro Lorenzo and Antonio Daponte-Codina and Gonzalo L{\'o}pez-Abente},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={591-6}
}
Controversy exists as to whether working or living in the vicinity of a petroleum refinery (RF) increases the risk of haematological cancer (HC). The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register obliges petroleum refineries to notify their emissions of toxic substances which include carcinogenic substances. Our objective is to determine if living in the proximity of an RF is associated with a greater risk of mortality due to HC in the census tracts (CTs) of the Spanish cities of Bilbao… CONTINUE READING
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