The roles of smoking and cooking emissions in lung cancer risk among Chinese women in Hong Kong.

@article{Wang2009TheRO,
  title={The roles of smoking and cooking emissions in lung cancer risk among Chinese women in Hong Kong.},
  author={X-r Wang and Y-L Chiu and Huabo Qiu and Joseph Siu Kai Au and Igtanius T S Yu},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={746-51}
}
BACKGROUND We conducted this case-control study to evaluate smoking effect on lung cancer conditional on the level of exposure to cooking emissions and to explore whether there is a joint effect of these two risk factors. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We selected 279 newly diagnosed primary lung cancer cases and 322 community controls from Hong Kong females, frequency matched by age group, and collected relevant data. We applied logistic regression to estimate lung cancer risk related to smoking and… CONTINUE READING