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Diesel engine exhaust carcinogenic to humans

June 13th, 2012 by International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is a part of the World Health Organisation has classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer. In 1988 IARC classified diesel exhaust as probably carcinogenic to humans. There has been […]