Prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution and risk of early childhood cancers.

@article{Ghosh2013PrenatalET,
  title={Prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution and risk of early childhood cancers.},
  author={Jo Kay C. Ghosh and Julia E Heck and Myles Cockburn and Jason Su and Michael Jerrett and Beate Ritz},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 8},
  pages={1233-9}
}
Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy has been linked to the risk of childhood cancer, but the evidence remains inconclusive. In the present study, we used land use regression modeling to estimate prenatal exposures to traffic exhaust and evaluate the associations with cancer risk in very young children. Participants in the Air Pollution and Childhood Cancers Study who were 5 years of age or younger and diagnosed with cancer between 1988 and 2008 were had their records linked to California… CONTINUE READING