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Cigarette smoking and risk of acoustic neuromas and pituitary tumours in the Million Women Study.

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BACKGROUND: The relationship between cigarette smoking and incidence of acoustic neuromas and pituitary tumours is uncertain. METHODS: We examined the relation between smoking and risk of acoustic neuromas and pituitary tumours in a prospective study of 1.2 million middle-aged women in the United Kingdom. RESULTS: Over 10.2 million person years of follow-up, 177 women were diagnosed with acoustic neuromas and 174 with pituitary tumours. Current smokers at recruitment were at significantly red...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6605695

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Unassigned
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
102
Issue:
11
Pages:
1654-1656
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:a23a992f-6bc7-45d9-95e2-16fc12eef747
Source identifiers:
54753
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pubs:54753

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