Tobacco control in the United States--recent progress and opportunities.

@article{Cokkinides2009TobaccoCI,
  title={Tobacco control in the United States--recent progress and opportunities.},
  author={Vilma E. Cokkinides and Priti Bandi and Catherine McMahon and Ahmedin Jemal and Thomas Glynn and Elizabeth Adeoye Peyton Allison Calandra Blackburn Mikal Blo Ward},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={352-65}
}
Effective tobacco control efforts have resulted in substantial declines in tobacco use and tobacco-related cancer deaths in the United States. Nearly 40% of reductions in male lung cancer deaths between 1991 and 2003 can be attributed to smoking declines in the last half century. Nevertheless, tobacco use still remains the single, largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Each year, smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke result in nearly half a million… CONTINUE READING
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