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Lung cancer and cigarette smoking in women: a multicenter case-control study in Europe.

Abstract:

The association between cigarette smoking and lung cancer risk in women was investigated within the framework of a case-control study in 9 centres from 6 European countries. Cases were 1,556 women up to 75 years of age with histologically confirmed primary lung cancer; 2, 450 controls with age distribution similar to cases were selected. The predominant cell type was adenocarcinoma (33.5%), with similar proportions for squamous-cell type (26.4%) and small-cell carcinoma (22.3%). Overall, smok...

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Benhamou, E More by this author
Benhamou, S More by this author
Boffetta, P More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
88
Issue:
5
Pages:
820-827
Publication date:
2000-12-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:dc2e96f2-c71f-4a85-9fcf-e53a48b2d190
Source identifiers:
37579
Local pid:
pubs:37579

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