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Korean Cohort on Active and Passive Smoking

Seoul, South Korea


Summary

Large-scale cohort study of active and passive smoking and risk for cancer and other diseases among the Korean population. The cohort consists of over one million adult Koreans who had a physical examination as part of their care by the national health insurance program. Recent analyses have addressed diabetes, blood sugar, and cancer risk; white blood cells and risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease; and body mass index and mortality and morbidity. Publications have addressed active smoking and cancer risk, risk factors for liver cancer, and diabetes, blood sugar and cancer risk.

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