World Health Organization

In October 2013 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of WHO, classified particulate matter (PM), a major component of air pollution, as a Group 1 carcinogen.

Woodsmoke is comprised of PM and residential heating and cooking is a predominant source of air pollution

The IARC evaluation shows an increasing risk of lung cancer with increasing levels of exposure to PM. 

 

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