TITLE

State-Specific Trends in Lung Cancer Incidence and Smoking -- United States, 1999-2008

AUTHOR(S)
Henley, S. Jane; Eheman, Christie R.; Richardson, Lisa C.; Plescia, Marcus; Asman, Kat J.; Dube, Shanta R.; Caraballo, Ralph S.; McAfee, Timothy A.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/16/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 36, p1243
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses a report on the association between lung cancer and smoking in the U.S. from 1999 to 2008. Released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the report identifies cigarette smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke as causes of most deaths from lung cancer. It expects further reductions in smoking prevalence to continue to decrease lung cancer incidence.
ACCESSION #
66331656

 

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