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Cigarette smoking and primary liver cancer: a population-based case-control study in US men.

​Cigarette smoking may up the risk of liver cancer in men.

The purpose of this study was to determine whether cigarette smoking affect the risk of acquiring liver cancer in men. A total of 2,078 US men took part in this study and they were assessed by their smoking habits and observed for liver cancer incidence by a team of researchers from the US Military Cancer Institute.

The team of investigators found out that the occurrence of liver cancer in men directly correlated with cigarette smoking. Data from this study indicate that men who smoke cigarettes may have a higher probability of having liver cancer than men who are non smokers. 

Research Summary Information

  • 2007
  • Zhu K, Moriarty C, Caplan LS, Levine RS.
  • US Military Cancer Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 1, Suite A-109, Washington, DC 20307-5001, USA. kangmin.zhu@na.amedd.army.mil
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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