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Smoking as a risk factor for lung cancer in women and men: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Objectives

To investigate the sex-specific association between smoking and lung cancer.

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Systematic review and meta-analysis.

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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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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021611

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
Sub department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
e021611
Publication date:
2018-10-03
Acceptance date:
2018-07-26
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-6055
Source identifiers:
911550
Pubs id:
pubs:911550
UUID:
uuid:4cb55c4b-19b0-4e67-9be7-376d9789950e
Local pid:
pubs:911550
Deposit date:
2018-09-12

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