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Preliminary epidemiologic investigation of the relationship between the presence of ambient hazardous air pollutants ( HAPs ) and cancer incidence in Harris County

  title={Preliminary epidemiologic investigation of the relationship between the presence of ambient hazardous air pollutants ( HAPs ) and cancer incidence in Harris County},
  author={Kristina M Walker and Ann L. Coker and Elaine Symanski and Philip J. Lupo},
While recent reports have commented on the elevated ambient levels of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) in certain areas of Houston, relative to other cities, few studies have assessed the health effects of HAPs for Houstonians and none have evaluated the association between ambient levels of these pollutants and lymphohematopoietic cancer risk in this population. To begin to address this deficit in the literature, we conducted a population based analysis of ambient levels of HAPs and… Expand


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