Published in Clinical Oncology Week, April 19th, 2004
"In the time period 1988-2000, a case-control study on large cell carcinoma of the lung was conducted in Montevideo, Uruguay. The study included 149 cases (139 men and 10 women) and 596 controls (556 men and 40 women) afflicted with diseases not related with tobacco smoking. Cases and controls were frequency matched on age, sex, residence and urban/rural status," scientists writing in the journal Lung Cancer report.
"According to our results, large cell carcinoma was strongly related with cigarette smoking (OR for heavy smokers 155.2, 95% CI: 30.6-786.1). Furthermore, all...
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