Air pollution and lung cancer incidence in 17 European cohorts: prospective analyses from the European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)

01 Aug 2013Dr Ole Raaschou-Nielsen, PhD, Zorana J Andersen, PhD, Rob Beelen, PhD, Evangelia Samoli, PhD, Massimo Stafoggia, MSc, Gudrun Weinmayr, PhD, Prof Barbara Hoffmann, MD, Paul Fischer, MSc, Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, PhD, Prof Bert Brunekreef, PhD, Wei W Xun, MPHl, Prof Klea Katsouyanni, PhD, Konstantina Dimakopoulou, MSc, Johan Sommar, MSc, Prof Bertil Forsberg, PhD, Lars Modig, PhD, Anna Oudin, PhD, Bente Oftedal, PhD, Per E Schwarze, PhD,

The meta-analyses showed a statistically significant association between risk for lung cancer and air pollution

Systematic review
3 effects
12.8 years
312 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Busy Road Traffic Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Minor increase risk of Lung cancer
Respiratory system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

PM10 Outdoor Air Pollution Contaminant risk & protective factor

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Minor increase risk of Lung cancer
Respiratory system

High evidence
22.0%

PM25 Outdoor Air Pollution Contaminant risk & protective factor

Lung cancer Respiratory outcome
Minor increase risk of Lung cancer
Respiratory system

High evidence
18.0%