Published in Cancer Weekly, October 24th, 2006
"We analysed the effects of tobacco and alcohol in the aetiology of HL, based on 340 cases and 2465 controls enrolled in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Ireland and Czech Republic, between 1998 and 2004. Current smokers showed a significantly increased odds ratio (OR) of HL of 1.39 (95% confidence interval (CI)=1.04-1.87)," scientists reported in the British Journal of Cancer.
"Analyses were also conducted separately for subjects younger than 35 years (179 cases) and for older subjects (161 cases)," explained H. Besson and colleagues, International Agency for...
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