By Gonghuan Yang, Dafang Zhuang

This atlas exhibits the connection among water toxins and melanoma within the Huai River Basin in China during the last 30 years. Drawing on a five-year learn carried out by way of the China Centre for illness keep an eye on (CDC), Professor Gonghuan Yang & Dafang Zhuang current a spatial and longitudinal research of standard pollutants tracking and ailment surveillance info. A evaluation of version in traits within the motives of dying within the Huai River Basin during the last 30 years indicates that accurately these components which have been the main heavily polluted for the longest time have been the components with the top bring up in digestive melanoma deaths – numerous occasions that of the nationwide commonplace elevate for the respective cancers. Spatial research exhibits a excessive point of correspondence among the heavily polluted parts and parts with excessive mortality from melanoma, crucial discovering within the atlas.

Dr. Gonghuan Yang is a Professor on the Institute of uncomplicated clinical Sciences, chinese language Academy of scientific Sciences. She serves as Director of the guts of NCD & BRFS of the Institute of easy scientific Sciences, chinese language Academy of scientific technology, Beijing, China. She is knowledgeable on Public overall healthiness and an epidemiologist targeting continual non-communicable diseases.

Dr. Dafang Zhuang is a Professor on the Institute of Geographical Sciences and normal assets examine, chinese language Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. he's a professional of geographical details procedure and its program in correlating public healthiness with environmental changes.

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Therefore this atlas shows a high correlation between the seriously polluted areas and areas with high mortality from cancer based on temporal and spatial analysis, and it makes a good case for research on the relationship between water pollution and cancer incidence. However, this level of evidence can only show that there is a corr­ elation between the incidence of cancer and environ­ mental quality and cannot demonstrate a cause-effect relationship. Although pollution in the Huai River Basin was basically brought under control after 2005, relatively serious water pollution problems persist in some parts of the t­ ributaries of the Huai River.

After this, the water quality of this section remained at Grade II-III-IV Shitoubu 8 6 4 2 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1982 0 For the Shitoubu Section in Huainan City, Grade IV water quality was reported for most years, accounting for about 69 % of all years. Grade V appeared only in 2004 and Grade III was recorded for the other years (1999, 2001, and 2009) 1 Research on the Correlation between Cancer and the Huai River Water Environment 20 Entrance of Guo River into Huai River 8 6 4 2 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1982 0 Of the 14 years with monitoring results for the section at the entrance of the Guo River into Huai River, years with Grade IV water quality accounted for about 64 %.

5 Ammonia nitrogen concentration grades (1986–1995) 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig. 6 Water quality grades (1995–2005) 41 42 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig. 7 Comparison of water quality grades (1995–2005) 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig. 8 BOD concentration grades (1995–2005) 43 44 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig. 9 COD concentration grades (1995–2005) 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig. 10 Ammonia nitrogen concentration grades (1995–2005) 45 46 3 Variation in the Main Stream Water Environment Fig.

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