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Lung cancer in never smokers in the UK Million Women Study

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To assess directly the effects of various risk factors on lung cancer incidence among never smokers, large prospective studies are needed. In a cohort of 1.2 million UK women without prior cancer, half (634,039) reported that they had never smoked. Mean age at recruitment was 55 (SD5) years, and during 14 (SD3) years of follow‐up, 0.2% (1,469) of these never smokers developed lung cancer. Cox regression was used to estimate relative risks (RRs) of lung cancer for 34 potential risk factors, of...

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Published
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10.1002/ijc.30084

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
139
Issue:
2
Pages:
347-354
Publication date:
2016-03-31
Acceptance date:
2016-02-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Pmid:
26954623
Source identifiers:
609135
Language:
English
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uuid:589e6964-f48e-416c-84af-20cbc71f270d
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2017-10-12

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