Benchmarking lung cancer mortality rates in current and former smokers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Smoking

abstract

  • The number of lung cancer deaths in a population of current or former smokers can be accurately predicted, making model-based evaluations of prevention and early detection interventions a useful adjunct to definitive randomized trials. We illustrate this potential use with a small example.

publication date

  • December 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.126.6.1742

PubMed ID

  • 15596668

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1742

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 126

number

  • 6