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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Lung Cancer: Air Pollution remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has identified a link between air pollution and lung cancer in non-smoking persons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified outdoor air pollution and particulate matter in outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic to humans. This can be viewed at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://monographs.iarc.fr/iarc-monographs-on-the-evaluation-of-carcinogenic-risks-to-humans-7/" target="_blank">https://monographs.iarc.fr/iarc-monographs-on-the-evaluation-of-carcinogenic-risks-to-humans-7/</a></p><p>Estimates in a recent paper on lung cancer in non-smoking people in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine co-authored by Public Health England show that nearly 6,000 never-smokers die of lung cancer in United Kingdom every year and that approximately 8% of these deaths may be attributable to outdoor air pollution. This can be viewed at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-018-0029-6" target="_blank">https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-018-0029-6</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T12:41:20.51Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T12:41:20.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this