Cancer Causes Control (2017) 28:981–984 DOI 10.1007/s10552-017-0932-9 BRIEF REPORT Cigarette smoking-attributable burden of cancer by race and ethnicity in the United States 1 2 3 4 • • • • Joannie Lortet-Tieulent Ivana Kulha ´ nova ´ Eric J. Jacobs Jan Willem Coebergh 2 1 Isabelle Soerjomataram Ahmedin Jemal Received: 16 March 2017 / Accepted: 20 July 2017 / Published online: 26 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract Keywords Cancer Burden of disease Race Hispanic Purpose Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause Disability-Adjusted Life Years Smoking- of death and disability from cancer in the U.S. Smoking attributable fraction Tobacco prevalence varies by racial and ethnic group, and therefore the smoking-related burden of cancer is expected to vary accordingly. Introduction Methods We estimated the cigarette smoking-at- tributable Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) lost to Cigarette smoking remains a leading preventable cause of cancer, overall and within racial/ethnic groups, using cancer death  and the second leading risk factor related published DALY estimates, smoking prevalence from to overall Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) in the survey data, and relative risks from large cohort studies. U.S . Previous studies estimated that over 160,000 Results In 2011,
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Published: Jul 26, 2017
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