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Overview of cancer time-trend studies in relation to changes in cigarette manufacture.

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The chief purpose of the present chapter is not to review lung cancer trends in general, but merely to consider the extent to which trends in national lung cancer rates can help assess any differences between the carcinogenic effects of different types of cigarette. For this limited purpose, the British data are uniquely informative, for British male lung cancer rates were already high but stable before the cigarette tar levels were halved, and British male cigarette consumption remained stab...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Journal:
IARC scientific publications
Issue:
74
Pages:
211-226
Publication date:
1986
ISSN:
0300-5038
URN:
uuid:c94228af-3eac-4ad9-841e-5abed907db56
Source identifiers:
79592
Local pid:
pubs:79592

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