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Exposition maternelle à la pollution ambiante et cancer de l’enfant : vaste étude en Ontario Volume 16, issue 4, July-August 2017

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This news is based on the following article: Lavigne E, Bélair M-A, Do M, et al. Maternal exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of early childhood cancers: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada. Environ Intern 2017; 100: 139-147. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2017.01.004

 

This study of population-based register data from Canada's most densely populated province suggests that air pollution exposure during pregnancy increases the risk of acute leukemia and astrocytoma in children.