COPD and lung cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study: A brief report.

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Summary of "COPD and lung cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study: A brief report."

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer mortality in both men and women in the United States. COPD is associated with lung cancer independently of cigarette smoking, but remains understudied in women. Utilizing data from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS), this report investigates the association between COPD and development of lung cancer, with a focus on ethnicity and cancer subtype.


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Name: Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
ISSN: 1872-8332
Pages: 78-81


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Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports research program related to diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. From 1948 until October 10, 1969, it was known as the National Heart Institute. From June 25, 1976, it was the National Heart and Lung Institute. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.

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