Tobacco smoking and cancer: A meta‐analysis

@article{Gandini2008TobaccoSA,
  title={Tobacco smoking and cancer: A meta‐analysis},
  author={Sara Gandini and Edoardo Botteri and Simona Iodice and Mathieu Boniol and Albert B. Lowenfels and Patrick Maisonneuve and Peter Boyle},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={122}
}
We conducted a systematic meta‐analysis of observational studies on cigarette smoking and cancer from 1961 to 2003. The aim was to quantify the risk for 13 cancer sites, recognized to be related to tobacco smoking by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and to analyze the risk variation for each site in a systematic manner. We extracted data from 254 reports published between 1961 and 2003 (177 case‐control studies, 75 cohorts and 2 nested case‐control studies) included in… 
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