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Study links heavy diesel exhaust to lung cancer

March 6, 2012

THERE’S new evidence that exposure to exhaust from diesel engines increases the risk of lung cancer. Diesel exhaust has long been classified as a probable carcinogen. But the 20-year study from the National Cancer Institute took a closer look by tracking more than 12,000 workers in certain kinds of mines – facilities that mined for […]

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