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  1. At least one in seven cases of cancer is caused by smoking. Global estimates for 1985.

    Article - En anglais

    Tobacco smoking is accepted as a major cause of cancers of the lung, larynx, oral cavity and pharynx, oesophagus, pancreas, kidney and bladder.

    The proportions of these cancers that are due to smoking were estimated for the year 1985 for 24 areas of the world.

    Fifteen percent-1.1 million new cases per year-of all cancer cases are attributed to cigarette smoking, 25% in men and 4% in women.

    In developed countries, the tobacco burden is estimated at 16% of all annual incident cases.

    In developing countries, the corresponding figure is 10%. In total, 85% of the 676 000 cases of lung cancer in men are attributable to tobacco smoking.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Cavité buccale, Larynx, Pharynx, Oesophage, Pancréas, Rein, Vessie urinaire, Homme, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Tabagisme, Echelle planétaire, ORL pathologie, Appareil digestif pathologie, Appareil urinaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Oral cavity, Larynx, Pharynx, Esophagus, Pancreas, Kidney, Urinary bladder, Human, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Tobacco smoking, Planetary scale, ENT disease, Digestive diseases, Urinary system disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0240112

    Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 09/06/1995.