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Lung cancer mortality in Australia in the twenty-first century: How many lives can be saved with effective tobacco control?

Luo, Qingwei; Steinberg, Julia; O'Connell, Dianne; Yu, Xue; Caruana, Michael; Wade, Stephen; Pesola, Francesca; Grogan, Paul; Dessaix, Anita; Freeman, Becky; Banks, Emily


Objectives To estimate the number of past and future lung cancer deaths that have already been averted by tobacco control initiatives in Australia, and to estimate the number of additional deaths averted under various smoking scenarios. Methods We predicted lung cancer mortality rates and case numbers to 2100 using a previously validated generalized linear model based on age, birth cohort and population cigarette smoking exposure. We estimated the impact of various tobacco control...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Lung Cancer
DOI: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.02.028
Access Rights: Open Access


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