PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
CLOUGH PW. THE RELATION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING TO BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA. Ann Intern Med. 1957;46:187-196. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-1-187
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(1):187-196.
The rapidly accelerating death rate from bronchogenic carcinoma during the last several decades has naturally aroused keen interest and stimulated many investigations, largely centered on the rôle smoking may play in the increase. An extensive literature has accumulated, including many statistical studies which may be confusing to some readers, not so much because of variation in the facts reported as because of contradictory conclusions, sometimes expressed with much heat and even rancor. The question is still open, especially as to interpretation, but it should be possible now to reach at least tentative conclusions of some practical value.
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