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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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Smoking and stomach cancer

Smoking and stomach cancer

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(p.419) Chapter 23 Smoking and stomach cancer
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Tobacco
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David Zaridze

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0023

This chapter reviews studies on the link between smoking and stomach cancer. Smoking has been found to be associated with an increase in the risk of stomach cancer in many cohort and case-control studies reported from Asia, America, and Europe. The majority of cohort studies found a statistically significant association between smoking and the risk of stomach cancer, relative risks ranging from 1.4 to 3.0 in current-smokers.

Keywords:   cigarette smoking, gastric cancer, cancer risk, tobacco use

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