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Lung Cancer Occurrence in Never-Smokers: An Analysis of 13 Cohorts and 22 Cancer Registry Studies

  • Michael J Thun mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mthun@cancer.org

    Affiliation: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lindsay M Hannan,

    Affiliation: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lucile L Adams-Campbell,

    Affiliation: Howard University Cancer Center, Washington, D. C., United States of America

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  • Paolo Boffetta,

    Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France

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  • Julie E Buring,

    Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Diane Feskanich,

    Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • W. Dana Flanders,

    Affiliations: American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Sun Ha Jee,

    Affiliation: Institute for Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

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  • Kota Katanoda,

    Affiliation: Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Laurence N Kolonel,

    Affiliation: Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • I-Min Lee,

    Affiliation: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Tomomi Marugame,

    Affiliation: Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Julie R Palmer,

    Affiliation: Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Elio Riboli,

    Affiliation: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France

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  • Tomotaka Sobue,

    Affiliation: Cancer Information Services and Surveillance Division, Center for Cancer Control and Information Services, National Cancer Center, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Erika Avila-Tang,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Lynne R Wilkens,

    Affiliation: Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Jon M Samet

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: September 09, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050185

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