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Possible contributing factors

Posted by plosmedicine on 31 Mar 2009 at 00:30 GMT

Author: Michael Thun
Position: Vice President of Epidemiology & Surveillance Research
Institution: American Cancer Society
Submitted Date: September 19, 2008
Published Date: September 22, 2008
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We appreciate the feedback from readers in regards to the factors that they believe may affect lung cancer risk in neversmokers. Our study simply examined the rate of lung cancer incidence and mortality in different populations. We did not have information to explore possible contributing factors.

No competing interests declared.