Smoking and risk of skin cancer: a prospective analysis and a meta-analysis.

@article{Song2012SmokingAR,
  title={Smoking and risk of skin cancer: a prospective analysis and a meta-analysis.},
  author={Fengju Song and Abrar A. Qureshi and Xiang Gao and Tricia Yunhui Li and Jiali Han},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={1694-705}
}
BACKGROUND The association between smoking and the risk of skin cancer has not been well established. METHODS In two large cohorts in the USA, we prospectively examined the risks of melanoma, basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) among participants grouped according to smoking variables. RESULTS Among men, compared with never smokers, ever smokers had a significantly lower risk of melanoma [relative risk (RR) = 0.72; 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.58-0.86]; those who… CONTINUE READING
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