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Title: Passive smoking and risk of oesophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas.

Authors: Duan, L; Wu, A H; Sullivan-Halley, J; Bernstein, L

Published In Br J Cancer, (2009 May 05)

Abstract: Few studies have examined the association between passive smoking and the risk of oesophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas. In a population-based case-control study with 2474 participants in Los Angeles County, there was no evidence that passive smoking had any appreciable effect on oesophageal or gastric adenocarcinomas.

PubMed ID: 19352383 Exiting the NIEHS site

MeSH Terms: Adenocarcinoma/epidemiology*; Adult; Body Mass Index; Case-Control Studies; Child; Esophageal Neoplasms/epidemiology*; Female; Humans; Los Angeles/epidemiology; Male; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Regression Analysis; Risk Factors; Smoking/epidemiology; Stomach Neoplasms/epidemiology*; Tobacco Smoke Pollution/adverse effects*

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