Example sentences for: pack-year

How can you use “pack-year” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This 55-y-old woman with a nine pack-year history of smoking underwent two surgical resections within 2 y (right lower and left upper lobectomies) for bronchioloalveolar carcinoma with focal invasion.

  • Cigarette smoking has not been consistently associated with breast cancer risk [ 12 ] . The elevated OR observed in this study for the highest quartile of pack-years smoked might be due to differential participation by controls with a lower pack-year history or differential reporting of smoking history by cases and controls.

  • Participants in the control and COPD/emphysema groups had similar (mean [SD] of 54 [6] and 45 [5], respectively) “pack-year” smoking histories, where smoking one pack of cigarettes per day each year is defined as one pack-year.

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