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Deaths Due to Cigarette Smoking for 12 Smoking-Related Cancers in the United States

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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Rebecca L. Siegel; Eric J. Jacobs; Christina C. Newton; Diane Feskanich; Neal D. Freedman; Ross L. Prentice; Ahmedin Jemal

Data from a variety of US sources were used to estimate the contribution of smoking to mortality for 12 common malignancies (colorectal, esophagus, kidney, larynx, liver, lung, leukemia, head/neck, pancreas, stomach, bladder, cervix.  The contribution of smoking to mortality ranged from 10% (colorectal) to 77% (larynx).  The overall contribution was 49%. 

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