Cancer Prevention Study II. The American Cancer Society Prospective Study.

@article{1992CancerPS,
  title={Cancer Prevention Study II. The American Cancer Society Prospective Study.},
  author={},
  journal={Statistical bulletin},
  year={1992},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={21-9}
}
  • Published 1992 in Statistical bulletin
Over the past 40 years, the American Cancer Society has led in large-scale, prospective studies of behavioral and environmental risk factors in association with cancer development. Through results of its 1952 study, cigarette smokers were found to have a 10-fold higher risk of lung cancer than nonsmokers. Cancer Prevention Study I (1959-1972) extended these results and also showed the relationship between age smoking began, depth of inhalation, smoking cessation, air pollution, body weight, etc… CONTINUE READING