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Particle Pollution and Lung Cancer

Published on July 29, 2016 By Michele

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Is there a connection between lung cancer and outdoor air pollution, or particle pollution?  We are aware of the connection between cigarettes, smoking and lung cancer, but did you know air pollution is also a risk factor?  There is overwhelming evidence to suggest that the air we breathe, that comes from vehicle exhaust, coal-fired power […]

Annual Report on Cancer 2012

Published on October 25, 2012 By Michele

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To study and plan on how to reduce the risk and incidence of cancer it is important that we look at where we have come from.  Retrospective review includes looking at the prevalence of the trends in health behaviors and the incidence of cancer.  To do this the cancer registrar must identify a good source […]