Study suggests air pollution may be linked to heightened mouth cancer risk; PM2.5 and ozone
Green Car Congress
OCTOBER 10, 2018
High levels of air pollutants, especially fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) and to a lesser extent, ozone, may be linked to a heightened risk of developing mouth cancer, suggests a study by a team of Taiwanese researchers. The number of new cases, and deaths from, mouth cancer is increasing in many parts of the world. A significant association was also observed for ozone levels below 28.69-30.97 parts per billion.