Hutchinson Study, Gold Standard or Spruce Goose: An Epistemological View of Prevention Research
- Cigarette smoking and cancer mortality risk in Japanese men and women-results from reanalysis of the six-prefecture cohort study data Hirayama, T.; Akiba, S. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jul1990, Vol. 87, p19
No abstract available.
- The question I dread most. Egan, Elisabeth // Self;Jun2008, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p50
The article presents a personal narrative on the difficulty of losing a father to cancer without having everyone asking, "Did he smoke?".
- Living! A 5000 watt dose of preventative medicine. Older, Jules // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/16/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6471, p842
Presents several activities sponsored by the Cancer Society in Great Britain. Theme of the activity; Ways of giving up smoking; Side effects of smoking. INSET: A sample of Living!.
- Tobacco and the European common agricultural policy. Townsend, Joy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/26/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6809, p1008
Focuses on the campaign of the European Commission to reduce cancer by reducing smoking. Amount spent for the program; Estimated number of smoking kills in various communities; Establishment of a common policy for growing tobacco.
- Probiotics and Cancer. Brudnak, Mark A. // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Jun2002, Issue 227, p62
Examines the etiology of cancer. Types of tumors; Influence of tobacco smoking in the likelihood of cancer; Risk factor of cancer.
- Cancer incidence attributable to tobacco in Alberta, Canada, in 2012. Poirier, Abbey E.; Grundy, Anne; Khandwala, Farah; Tamminen, Sierra; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Brenner, Darren R. // CMAJ Open;Oct2016, Vol. 4 Issue 4, pE578
Background: Strong and consistent epidemiologic evidence shows that tobacco smoking causes cancers at various sites. The purpose of this study was to quantify the proportion and total number of site-specific cancers in Alberta attributable to tobacco exposure. Methods: The proportion of incident...
- Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1973-1996, With a Special Section on Lung Cancer and Tobacco Smoking. Wingo, Phyllis A.; Ries, Lynn A. G.; Giovino, Gary A.; Miller, Daniel S.; Rosenberg, Harry M.; Shopland, Donald R.; Thun, Michael J.; Edwards, Brenda K. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;04/21/99, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p675
Presents information the annual report on progress in cancer prevention and control in the United States. Section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking; Cancer incidence and mortality; Limitations of the data.
- Cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking, passive smoke exposure, and risk of pancreatic cancer: a population-based study in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tranah, Gregory J; Holly, Elizabeth A; Wang, Furong; M^Bracci, Paige // BMC Cancer;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p138
Background: To examine the influence of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking, cessation of cigarette smoking and passive smoke exposure on the risk of pancreatic cancer. Methods: Exposure data were collected during in-person interviews in a population-based case-control study of pancreatic cancer...
- Smoking and Breast Cancer. Reynolds, Peggy // Journal of Mammary Gland Biology & Neoplasia;Mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p15
The potential role of smoking in breast cancer risk has been the subject of over 100 publications, numerous scientific reviews, and animated debate. Tobacco exposure is a well-established cause of lung cancer, and is thought to account for nearly one third of all cancer deaths. Tobacco smoke...