Cigarette smoking and cancer mortality risk in Japanese men and women--results from reanalysis of the six-prefecture cohort study data.

  title={Cigarette smoking and cancer mortality risk in Japanese men and women--results from reanalysis of the six-prefecture cohort study data.},
  author={Suminori Akiba and Takeshi Thomas Hirayama},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={19 - 26}
In 1965 a cohort of 265,000 residents of 29 public health districts in six prefectures throughout Japan was established and followed between 1966 and 1981. By using survival analysis based on Poisson regression models adjusted for age, prefecture of residence, and occupation, a statistically significant dose-response relationship between cigarette smoking and mortality rate was found for cancers of the liver, pancreas, and lung in both sexes; cancers of the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 53 extracted citations

Editorial Comment to Should patients newly diagnosed with bladder cancer be screened for lung cancer?

International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association • 2016

High risk factors of pancreatic carcinoma

Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology [Medical Sciences] • 2016


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 references

A prediction and health policy of cancer occurrence in Japan [ in Japanese ]

S. Watanabe, S. Tsugane, I. Fujimoto
Taisha • 1988

Life Span Study Report 10 , Part 1 , Cancer mortality among A - bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki , 1950 - 82

D. L. Preston, H. Kato, K. J. Kopecky, S. Fujita
Radiati . Res . • 1987

The problem of smoking and lung cancer in Japan with special reference to the rising trend in age - specific mortality rate by number of cigarettes smoked daily

H. Shimizu, S. Hisamichi, +4 authors T. Nakada
Jpn . J . Cancer Res . • 1987

The relationship of the development of various subtypes of pulmonary carcinoma

T. Sobue, T. Suzuki, T. Hara, M. Matsuda, I. Fujimoto
Jpn . J . Cancer Clin . • 1987

Mutagenic mucus in the cervix of smokers.

Journal of the National Cancer Institute • 1986

Relationship between smoking and the four major histologic types of lung cancer [ in Japanese ]

E. Tsuchiya, T. Kitagawa, T. Matsubara, K. Nakagawa, H. Sugano

Trends of lung cancer incidence in Japan [ in Japanese ]

I. Fujimoto
Progress in Cancer Clinics . No . 6 , Lung Cancer ( K . Suemasu and T . Yoneyama • 1986

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…