Cancer and Smoking

  title={Cancer and Smoking},
  author={Ronald A. Fisher},
  • Ronald A. Fisher
  • Published 1958
  • Medicine
  • Nature
  • THE curious associations with lung cancer found in relation to smoking habits do not, in the minds of some of us, lend themselves easily to the simple conclusion that the products of combustion reaching the surface of the bronchus induce, though after a long interval, the development of a cancer. If, for example, it were possible to infer that smoking cigarettes is a cause of this disease, it would equally be possible to infer on exactly similar grounds that inhaling cigarette smoke was a… CONTINUE READING
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