Squamous and small cell carcinomas of the lung: similarities and differences concerning the role of tobacco smoking.

@article{Stefani2005SquamousAS,
  title={Squamous and small cell carcinomas of the lung: similarities and differences concerning the role of tobacco smoking.},
  author={Eduardo de Stefani and Paolo L Boffetta and Alvaro L. Ronco and Paul Brennan and Steven J. Czinn and Hugo Deneo-Pellegrini and Luis Mar{\'i}a Pi{\~n}eyro Guti{\'e}rrez and Mar{\'i}a Mendilaharsu},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          1-8
        }
}
In the time period 1988-2000, a case-case study on environmental factors and lung cancer risk was conducted in Montevideo, Uruguay. This study was designed in order the establish possible differences between squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) and small cell carcinomas (SCLC) of the lung in relation to tobacco smoking. Three hundred and ninety one (391) patients with small cell carcinoma were compared with 1187 patients with squamous cell carcinoma. Regarding sex, the study included a small number… CONTINUE READING
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