Tobacco use and cancer survival: a cohort study of 40,230 Swedish male construction workers with incident cancer.

@article{Nordenvall2013TobaccoUA,
  title={Tobacco use and cancer survival: a cohort study of 40,230 Swedish male construction workers with incident cancer.},
  author={C Nordenvall and Per J. Nilsson and Weimin Ye and Therese M-L Andersson and Olof Nyr{\'e}n},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 1},
  pages={155-61}
}
On theoretical grounds, nicotine has been implicated as a modifier of cancer progression. We investigated possible associations of smoking or use of Scandinavian moist snuff (snus) with survival after cancer among Swedish male construction workers. Snus use is associated with substantial exposure to nicotine but not to the combustion products in smoke. Among 336,381 workers with detailed information on tobacco use in 1971-1992, we observed 40,230 incident cancers. Complete follow-up through… CONTINUE READING
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