Smoking, passive smoking and lung cancer cell types among women in Poland

A case–control study involving 242 women with histologically confirmed lung cancer and 352 healthy controls, was conducted in Cracow, Poland between 1991 and 1997

Jadwiga Rachtan

2002

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  • A case–control study involving 242 women with histologically confirmed lung cancer and 352 healthy controls, was conducted in Cracow, Poland between 1991 and 1997
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  • Subjects were interviewed about their exposure to smoking, passive smoking and other suspected risk factors, according to a structured questionnaire
  • Multivariate analysis has shown that cigarette smoking was the most strongly active risk factor in female lung cancer
  • The strongest influence of this factor was observed with reference to small cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma
  • A similar effect was observed for adenocarcinoma, but there was no statistical significance

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