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The Society’s Journal: Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases



“This unbiased and scientifically accurate overview of current knowledge

begins with an overview of the chemical constituents in cigarette

smoke, their fate in the human body, and their documented toxic

effects on various cells and tissues. Recent results detailing the many

ways components of cigarette smoke adversely affect human health

are also presented, highlighting the role of smoking in cardiovascular,

respiratory, infectious and other diseases. A final chapter discusses

current strategies for the treatment and prevention of smoking-induced


Despite the obvious importance of the topic, this is the first comprehensive

reference on tobacco smoke toxicity, making for essential

reading for all toxicologists and healthcare professionals dealing with smoking-related diseases.”


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