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Gan No Rinsho. 1988 Jan;34(1):21-7.

[The effects of passive smoking in the development of female lung cancer in the Nara district].

[Article in Japanese]

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2nd Dept. of Internal Medicine, Nara Medical University.


Passive smoking in the development of lung cancer has been investigated in 25 female lung cancer patients in a case control study based on their histological type. Active smoking was notable squamous and small cell carcinoma, whereas passive smoking was notable in female lung cancer patients as a whole and current passive smoking being affected was the largest effect, but histological type was not notable. Adenocarcinoma was notable in cancer family aggregation. The female lung cancer patients as a whole was found the effect in the combination with passive smoking in each stage and cancer family aggregation.

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