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Is cigarette type associated with lung cancer outcomes?

JAMA Internal Medicine

What The Study Did: An association between lung cancer outcomes and the filter status of cigarettes, their tar level and menthol flavor was examined using data from more than 14,000 participants in a lung screening trial who completed detailed questionnaires about smoking.

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Authors: Nichole T. Tanner, M.D., M.S.C.R., of the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, is the corresponding author.


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