European Consensus Statement on Lung Cancer: Risk factors and prevention. Lung Cancer Panel

@article{Biesalski1998EuropeanCS,
  title={European Consensus Statement on Lung Cancer: Risk factors and prevention. Lung Cancer Panel},
  author={Hans Konrad Biesalski and Bas Bueno De Mesquita and Andrew L. Chesson and Frank Chytil and Robert Francis Grimble and Rudolph J. J. Hermus and Jochen K{\"o}hrle and Reuben Lotan and Karl Norpoth and Ugo Pastorino and D I Thurnham},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={1998},
  volume={48}
}
This article is based on discussions of the lung cancer panel at the Hohenheim Consensus Meeting organized by the World Health Organization and the German Ministry of Health in November 1996. Panel members were international experts in the field of diet and cancer who discussed specific questions relating to lung cancer risk factors and prevention. 
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