Diesel Exposure May Increase Cancer Risk For Drivers, Dockworkers

January 21, 2009: Truck drivers and dockworkers routinely exposed to diesel and other vehicle exhaust have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer, and the risk increases the longer a worker stays on the job, according to a new study of 31,000 members of the Teamsters union.

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