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Lung cancer risk and solid fuel smoke exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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The aim of this systematic review was to quantify the impact of biomass fuel and coal use on lung cancer and to explore reasons for heterogeneity in the reported effect sizes. A systematic review of primary studies reporting the relationship between solid fuel use and lung cancer was carried out, based on pre-defined criteria. Studies that dealt with confounding factors were used in the meta-analysis. Fuel types, smoking, country, cancer cell type and sex were considered in sub-group analyses...

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10.1183/09031936.00099511

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
European respiratory journal More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
1228-1237
Publication date:
2012-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Language:
English
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pubs:374550
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uuid:059a2068-80c7-4a8a-a5a0-dabb4747ee45
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pubs:374550
Source identifiers:
374550
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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