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Bladder cancer mortality in England and Wales in relation to cigarette smoking and saccharin consumption
  1. Bruce Armstrong,
  2. Richard Doll
  1. DHSS Cancer Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Unit and Department of the Regius Professor of Medicine, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE


    Cohort analyses of bladder cancer mortality rates in men and women in England and Wales have been compared with figures for the per caput consumption of saccharin and cigarette tobacco and with similar analyses of cigarette smoking habits. The increase in bladder cancer mortality rates in male cohorts born since 1870 can be attributed to cigarette smoking, and there is no evidence of any break in the continuity of the trends in either men or women which corresponds to the introduction of saccharin.

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