Smoking and Cancer Risk in Korean Men and Women

  title={Smoking and Cancer Risk in Korean Men and Women},
  author={Sun Ha Jee and Jonathan Matthew Samet and Heechoul Ohrr and Jung Hee Kim and I S Kim},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Objective: In Korea, male smoking prevalence is among the world's highest, and mortality rates from smoking-caused cancers, particularly lung cancer, are escalating. This cohort study examined the effects of cigarette smoking on the risk of cancer mortality and incidence, and characterized the relationship of cancer risk with the amount and duration of cigarette smoking. Method: A nine-year prospective cohort study was carried out on 1,212,906 Koreans, 30–95 years of age. The study population… CONTINUE READING