Mentholated cigarette smoking and lung-cancer risk.

@article{Carpenter1999MentholatedCS,
  title={Mentholated cigarette smoking and lung-cancer risk.},
  author={Catherine L Carpenter and Murray E. Jarvik and Hal Ph.D. Morgenstern and W. J. Mccarthy and Stephanie J London},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          114-20
        }
}
PURPOSE Menthol smoking may lead to a greater increase in lung-cancer risk than smoking of nonmentholated cigarettes. Mentholation of cigarettes adds additional carcinogenic components to cigarette smoke and increases retention times for cigarette smoke in the lungs. Only two epidemiologic studies have been conducted on menthol smoking and lung cancer, and their results are conflicting. Of note, African American males have much higher rates of lung cancer than Caucasian males despite smoking… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 44 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…