Cigarette smoking and cancer of the pancreas: Evidence from a population‐based case‐control study in Toronto, Canada

@article{Howe1991CigaretteSA,
  title={Cigarette smoking and cancer of the pancreas: Evidence from a population‐based case‐control study in Toronto, Canada},
  author={G. Howe and M. Jain and J. D. Burch and A. Miller},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={1991},
  volume={47}
}
  • G. Howe, M. Jain, +1 author A. Miller
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Cancer
  • Results are reported with respect to smoking data from a population‐based case‐control study of pancreatic cancer conducted in Toronto, Canada, between 1983 and 1986. Lifetime smoking histories were obtained for 249 cases and 505 controls. A statistically highly significant positive association was observed between lifetime cigarette consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer. There was a rapid decrease in risk with time for those who quit cigarette smoking, the risk for ex‐smokers being the… CONTINUE READING
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