Smoking as a risk factor for lung cancer in women and men: A systematic review and meta-analysis
To investigate the sex-specific association between smoking and lung cancer.
Systematic review and meta-analysis.
We searched Pubmed and Embase, from January 1st, 1999 to April 15th, 2016 for cohort studies. Cohort studies before January 1st, 1999 were retrieved from a previous meta-analysis. Individual participant data from three sources was also available to supplement analyses of published literature.
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