Alcohol consumption and lung cancer mortality in Japanese men: results from Japan collaborative cohort (JACC) study.

@article{Nishino2006AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and lung cancer mortality in Japanese men: results from Japan collaborative cohort (JACC) study.},
  author={Yoshikazu Nishino and Kenji Wakai and Takaaki Kondo and Nao Seki and Yoshinori Ito and Koji Suzuki and Kotaro Ozasa and Yoshiyuki Watanabe and Masahiko Ando and Yoshitaka Tsubono and Ichiro Tsuji and Akiko Tamakoshi},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={49-56}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between alcohol consumption and increased risk of lung cancer is controversial. This study was set up to investigate the association between alcohol consumption and death from lung cancer in a large Japanese cohort. METHODS The subjects comprised 28,536 males, aged 40-79 years, living throughout Japan. During 268,464 person-years of follow-up, 377 lung cancer deaths were recorded. The hazard ratio (HR) of alcohol consumption for lung cancer mortality was calculated… CONTINUE READING

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