The association between cigarette smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in a large US cohort study

@article{Diver2012TheAB,
  title={The association between cigarette smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms in a large US cohort study},
  author={W Ryan Diver and Alpa V. Patel and Michael J. Thun and Lauren R. Teras and Susan M. Gapstur},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={1231-1240}
}
Results from studies of smoking and non-Hodgkin lymphoid neoplasms (NHL) are inconsistent. This study assessed whether this inconsistency might be due to the heterogeneous nature of the disease, to different relationships in subpopulations such as gender, or to chance. We examined cigarette smoking status, initiation, intensity, and duration in relation to the risk of NHL, and subtypes of NHL in men and women from the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort. From… CONTINUE READING

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