Relation between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in lifetime nonsmokers.

@article{Kabat1995RelationBE,
  title={Relation between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in lifetime nonsmokers.},
  author={Geoffrey C Kabat and Steven D. Stellman and Ernst L. Wynder},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={142 2},
  pages={141-8}
}
To assess the relation between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke throughout life and lung cancer in lifetime nonsmokers, the authors conducted in-person interviews with 41 male and 69 female never-smoking lung cancer cases and 117 male and 187 female never-smoking controls between 1983 and 1990 as part of a hospital-based case-control study of tobacco-related cancers. Cases had newly diagnosed, histologically confirmed primary carcinoma of the lung. Controls were matched to cases on age… CONTINUE READING