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Lung cancer chemoprevention trials M11-04

Lung cancer chemoprevention trials M11-04 th Journal of Thoracic Oncology • Volume 2, Number 8, Supplement 4, August 2007 12 World Conference on Lung Cancer Just over two decades after the 1964 Surgeon General’s report, passive Invited Speakers smoking, a widespread exposure, was found to be a cause of lung cancer. The first major epidemiological studies on passive smoking Plenary Abstracts and lung cancer were reported in 1981 and subsequently more than 50 studies have been reported on exposure to secondhand smoke and lung cancer risk in never smokers. Passive smoking, i.e., inhaling SHS, causes lung cancer in never smokers, a conclusion reached in 1986 by the U.S. Surgeon General and reaffirmed in many subsequent reports, PL1-01 Tobacco or Health? Mon, Sept 3, 08:15 - 10:00 including, most recently, the 2006 Surgeon General’s report. This con- The epidemiology of lung cancer: what we know and what we need clusion is supported by epidemiological studies, which show about a to know 25% increased risk for never smokers married to smokers versus those married to never smokers, and by understanding the nature of tobacco Samet, Jonathan M. smoke and the mechanisms by which it causes cancer. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arteriosclerosis Wolters Kluwer Health

Lung cancer chemoprevention trials M11-04

Arteriosclerosis , Volume 2 – Aug 1, 2007

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th Journal of Thoracic Oncology • Volume 2, Number 8, Supplement 4, August 2007 12 World Conference on Lung Cancer Just over two decades after the 1964 Surgeon General’s report, passive Invited Speakers smoking, a widespread exposure, was found to be a cause of lung cancer. The first major epidemiological studies on passive smoking Plenary Abstracts and lung cancer were reported in 1981 and subsequently more than 50 studies have been reported on exposure to secondhand smoke and lung cancer risk in never smokers. Passive smoking, i.e., inhaling SHS, causes lung cancer in never smokers, a conclusion reached in 1986 by the U.S. Surgeon General and reaffirmed in many subsequent reports, PL1-01 Tobacco or Health? Mon, Sept 3, 08:15 - 10:00 including, most recently, the 2006 Surgeon General’s report. This con- The epidemiology of lung cancer: what we know and what we need clusion is supported by epidemiological studies, which show about a to know 25% increased risk for never smokers married to smokers versus those married to never smokers, and by understanding the nature of tobacco Samet, Jonathan M. smoke and the mechanisms by which it causes cancer. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

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ArteriosclerosisWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Aug 1, 2007

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