Cigarette smoking and pancreas cancer risk: an evaluation based on a systematic review of epidemiologic evidence among the Japanese population.

Pancreatic cancer is more likely to occur in cigarette smokers than in non-smokers.

This study examined the association between cigarette smoking and the development of pancreatic cancer. Researchers reviewed data and evidence extracted from 4 cohort and 3 case-control studies. They discovered that cigarette smokers had higher risk of pancreatic cancer than non-smokers. The findings of this meta-analysis reveal that cigarette smoking may promote the development of cancerous cells in the pancreas.

Research Summary Information

  • 2011
  • Matsuo K, Ito H, Wakai K, Nagata C, Mizoue T, Tanaka K, Tsuji I, Tamakoshi A, Sasazuki S, Inoue M, Tsugane S; Research Group for the Development and Evaluation of Cancer Prevention Strategies in Japan
  • Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi cancer Center Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan. kmatsuo@aichi-cc.jp
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