The Case for a Concerted Push to Reduce Place-Based Disparities in Smoking-Related Cancers.


In this issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, Lortet-Tieulent and colleagues1 demonstrate the grim consequences of statelevel disparities in smoking prevalence. They identify substantial disparities in the smoking-attributable cancer mortalityamongUSstates.As theauthorssuggest, it is likely that only a small amount of the variation in smokingattributable cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6865