Cigarette smoking and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction: a pooled analysis from the international BEACON consortium.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Volume 102, Issue 17, p.1344-53 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, ADENOCARCINOMA, Center-Authored Paper, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Epidemiology Core Facility, Esophageal Neoplasms, Esophagogastric Junction, Female, Humans, Incidence, Male, Public Health Sciences Division, Research Design, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Smoking, Smoking Cessation, Stomach Neoplasms, Time Factors

Abstract:

Previous studies that showed an association between smoking and adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction were limited in their ability to assess differences by tumor site, sex, dose-response, and duration of cigarette smoking cessation.