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Body mass index and mortality from lung cancer in smokers and nonsmokers: a nationally representative prospective study of 220,000 men in China.

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Low body mass index (BMI) has been associated with increased risk of lung cancer. However, the nature of the association, especially in populations with relatively low BMI, is less well characterized, as is the relevance to it of smoking. A nationally representative prospective cohort study included 217,180 Chinese men aged 40-79 years in 1990-91 who had no prior history of cancer and were followed up for 15 years. Standardized hazard ratios (HRs) were calculated for lung cancer mortality by ...

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10.1002/ijc.24527

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
125
Issue:
9
Pages:
2136-2143
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
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uuid:c1b9d899-d490-4726-bffb-ec8b8b30f11f
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5742
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pubs:5742

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