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Somebody please gives me the list of the strongest to the weakest association of smoking with lung cancer subtypes

Is is squamous cell or small cell carcinoma that has the strongest association?
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Small cell (oat cell) carcinoma has the strongest correlation (only 1% cases in non-smokers).
Next is Squamous cell cancer due to the metaplasia
Then lastly the adenocarcinoma with the weakest association.
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