Lifetime costs of tobacco smoking

C Ross Philpot
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb04116.x
Published online: 6 December 2010

To the Editor: A patient of mine recently reported that she had had a busy week, with the death and funeral of her sister. The woman had died with lung cancer at the age of 77, after having smoked tobacco for 61 years from the age of 17.

  • C Ross Philpot

  • South Australian Infectious Diseases Services, Adelaide, SA.



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