Lung cancer in women: the importance of smoking, family history of cancer, and medical history of respiratory disease.

@article{Osann1991LungCI,
  title={Lung cancer in women: the importance of smoking, family history of cancer, and medical history of respiratory disease.},
  author={Kathryn Elizabeth Osann},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1991},
  volume={51 18},
  pages={4893-7}
}
The importance of smoking and other factors for lung cancer in women was investigated in a case-control study of women who had previously received a multiphasic health checkup at Northern California Kaiser Hospitals. Smoking and medical histories for 217 cases and matched controls were obtained from the multiphasic questionnaire. Odds ratios (ORs) and confidence intervals (CIs) associated with cigarette smoking were 35.1 (95% CI 4.8-256) for squamous and small cell and large cell carcinomas… CONTINUE READING

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