Cancer Risk from Traffic-Emitted Air Pollutants
Because of widespread concern about the effects of the exposure of urban populations to a large number of air pollutants, a method allowing a quantitative evaluation of the number of excess cancer cases caused by individual substances is of great interest. It makes it possible to compare the effects of different compounds, more difficult to distinguish in epidemiological studies, and it can be a useful tool to evaluate the impact of possible abatement strategies.
KeywordsDiesel Engine Lifetime Exposure Widespread Concern Primary Pollutant Abatement Strategy
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