Hooray! A Clearer Estimate of Your Risk for Death Is Around the Corner – MedPage Today

Read article - Quotes Steven Woloshin, MED '96, a professor of the Dartmouth Institute, in an article about a study he co-authored that found that the National Cancer Institute's Know Your Chances website, which can calculate an individual's risk for death over the coming years, is about to get more accurate by including smoking history. Woloshin and co-authors, who were involved with the creation of the site, note that the National Cancer Institute is in the process of updating the website using a new model to create charts for current, former, and never smokers.