What was the first epidemiological study of smoking and lung cancer?

This publication co-authored by USC Institute for Global Health Director Jonathan Samet examines Morabia’s approach to retrospectively assess quality and question its general applicability and replicability. By citation analyses, the case-control studies published in the 1950s have had far greater impact. Morabia’s commentary points to the complexity and subtlety of re-interpreting older literature.

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Authors: Samet JM,
Published By: Science Direct
Date: June 24, 2012
Publication Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009174351200268X