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Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199566655

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001

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The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: cancer mortality and overall mortality *

The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: cancer mortality and overall mortality *

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(p.269) Chapter 15 The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: cancer mortality and overall mortality*
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Tobacco
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Boyle Peter

Gray Nigel

Henningfield Jack

Seffrin John

Zatoński Witold A.

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0015

This chapter discusses the effects of smoking cessation on lung cancer mortality and on all-cause mortality in Europe and North America, under-estimation of eventual hazards of smoking and benefits of stopping in many studies of other populations, contrasting national trends in tobacco-attributed mortality at ages 35-69, and worldwide trends in smoking.

Keywords:   cigarette use, tobacco use, smoking cessation, lung cancer, mortality rates

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