Published in Cancer Weekly, March 23rd, 2004
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health showed that cancer risk figures based on actual measured exposure for communities in Baltimore were as much as threefold greater than estimates given by models. Their study is the first of its kind to directly compare the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Assessment System for Population Exposure Nationwide (ASPEN) model results to indoor, outdoor and personal exposure measurements.
Scientists use pollutant exposure...
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