L A Nordlund

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A random sample of 26,000 Swedish women who were asked about their smoking habits in the early 1960s have now been followed for 26 years with respect to cancer incidence. Most findings regarding tobacco smoking and cancer from studies of men were confirmed also among the women. Elevated relative risk for current smokers compared with women who never smoked(More)
This study examines sex differences in the relative risks of lung cancer and other smoking-related cancers (i.e. cancers of the upper respiratory tract, oesophagus, pancreas, bladder, and renal pelvis). Data on smoking habits in 1963 from a random sample of 56,000 men and women were linked with information on new cases of cancer for 1964-89. Compared with(More)
  • L A Nordlund
  • European journal of cancer prevention : the…
  • 1998
Tobacco smoking is the most important cause of lung cancer and accounts for about 80-90% of all cases of lung cancer among men and about 50-80% among women. Data from three smoking habit surveys were used to construct age-specific smoking prevalence for nine 5-year birth cohorts, born between 1904 and 1948. The trend of smoking prevalence and the trend of(More)
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