Is passive smoking increasing cancer risk?

  title={Is passive smoking increasing cancer risk?},
  author={Harri Vainio},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={13 3},
  • Harri Vainio
  • Published 1987 in
    Scandinavian journal of work, environment…
Although the amounts of environmental tobacco smoke absorbed by passive smokers are small in comparison to those absorbed by active smokers, the fact that (almost) everybody in modern society is exposed makes it an important public health problem. The many published epidemiologic studies are all consistent with a 30% increase in the risk of lung cancer… CONTINUE READING