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Link between air pollution and breast cancer discovered

10.04.2017 In: Oncology
Women living in areas that experience high levels of pollution could be at a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. Research has suggested that increased exposure to soot particles could lead to denser breast tissue, which is one of the strongest risk factors linked to breast cancer.
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Dr Lusine Yaghjyan, leader of the study, said: "Our findings suggest that previously reported geographic variation in breast density could, in part, be explained by different air pollution patterns in urban and rural areas....