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In a case control study in Hong Kong, 445 cases of Chinese female lung cancer patients all confirmed pathologically were compared with 445 Chinese female healthy neighbourhood controls matched for age. The predominant histological type was adenocarcinoma (47.2%). The relative risk (RR) in ever-smokers was 3.81 (P less than 0.001, 95% CI = 2.86, 5.08). The(More)
The histological types of lung cancer in Hong Kong Chinese in both sexes are presented. When the 1981 WHO Classification is used instead of the 1967 WHO Classification, more than half of the large cell carcinoma is retyped into the adenocarcinoma group. The proportion of large cell carcinoma thus decreases from 14.7% to 6.9% in the male and from 10.0% to(More)
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