Bruce N. Leistikow, MD

Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of California, Davis
Davis, California 95616

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Leistikow BN (2009) Smoking and ischemic heart disease disparities between studies, genders, times, and socioeconomic strata. J Cardiovasc Translat Res. DOI 10.1007/s12265.

Leistikow BN (2009) Are most cancer deaths in more developed nations now from smoking? Recent smoke load/cancer death association trends. Future Oncol.. 5(4):413-6.

Pérez-Ríos M. Leistikow B. Montes A. (2009) [Lung cancer as an index of tobacco exposure: association with non-lung cancer mortality.][Article in Spanish] Gaceta Sanitaria. 23(3):224-227.

Leistikow BN, Kabir Z, Connolly GN, Clancy L, Alpert H. . 8:341 (2008) Male tobacco smoke load and non-lung cancer mortality associations in Massachusetts. BMC Cancer. 8:341.

Park HY, Leistikow B, Tsodikov A, Yoo CI, Lee K. (2007) Smoke load/cancer death rate associations in Korea females, 1985-2004. Prev Med. Epub ahead of prin.

Leistikow BN, Chen M, Tsodikov A. (2006) Smoke loads and ethnic, state, gender, and temporal cancer mortality disparities in Asian-Americans. Prev Med. 42(6):430-4.

Yoo C, Leistikow B, Lee K, Jung K. (2006) Lung cancer rate as an index of tobacco smoke exposure: validation using Korean male cancer death rates, 1985~2002. Cancer Prevention Research. 11(11):176-182.

Leistikow BN, Tsodikov A. (2005) Cancer death epidemics in United States Black males: evaluating courses, causation, and cures. Prev Med. 41(2):380-5.

Bruce Leistikow (2004) Lung cancer rates as an index of tobacco smoke exposures: validation against black male ~non-lung cancer death rates, 1969-2000. Prev Med. 38(5):511-15.

Leigh, JP, Bowlus, CL, Leistikow, BN, and Schenker, M (2001) Costs of hepatitis C. Arch of Internal Med. 161(18):2231-2237.

Leigh, JP, Seavey, W, and Leistikow, B (2001) Estimating the costs of job related arthritis. J Rheumat. 28(7):1647-1654.

Leistikow, B N (2001) Diabetes in Canada's First Nations. CMAJ. 164(8):1126-8.

Leistikow, Bruce (2001) Child hunger in Canada. CMAJ. 164(9).

Leistikow, B N (2000) The human and financial costs of smoking. Clin Chest Med. 21(1):189-97, x-xi.

Leistikow, B N, D C Martin and C E Milano (2000) Fire injuries, disasters, and costs from cigarettes and cigarette lights: a global overview. Prev Med. 31(2 Pt 1):91-9

This paper provided several facts used in 1) these pages of The Tobacco Atlas at (a briefing book for the World Health Assembly considering the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) and 2) laws now protecting Canadians, most Americans, and soon Australians and Europeans from fires from the most incendiary cigarettes .

Leistikow, B N, D C Martin and C E Milano (2000) Estimates of smoking-attributable deaths at ages 15-54, motherless or fatherless youths, and resulting Social Security costs in the United States in 1994. Prev Med. 30(5):353-60
(Resulting 2008 Super Bowl commercial from Florida) .

Leistikow, B N, D C Martin and S J Samuels (2000) Injury death excesses in smokers: a 1990-95 United States national cohort study. Inj Prev. 6(4):277-80.

Leistikow, B N, D C Martin, J Jacobs, D M Rocke and K Noderer (2000) Smoking as a risk factor for accident death: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Accid Anal Prev. 32(3):397-405.

Leistikow, B. N. and M. J. Shipley (1999) Might stopping smoking reduce injury death risks? A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials. Prev Med. 28(3):255-259.

Leistikow, B N (1998) Injury prevention. N Engl J Med. 338(2):133.

Leistikow, B N and T R Miller (1998) The health care costs of smoking. N Engl J Med. 338(7):471; author reply 47.

Leistikow, B. N., D. C. Martin, J. Jacobs and D. M. Rocke (1998) Smoking as a risk factor for injury death: a meta-analysis of cohort studies. Prev Med. 27(6):871-878.

Leistikow, B N (1996) Smoking cessation--new challenge and opportunities. West J Med. 165(4):226-7.

Leistikow, B N (1996) Preventing workers' hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, and G. West J Med. 165(3):139.

Franke, D. L., B. N. Leistikow, K. P. Offord, L. Schmidt and R. D. Hurt (1995) Physician referrals for smoking cessation: outcome in those who show and don't show. Prev Med. 24(2):194-200.

Schwartz, D. A., L. J. Fuortes, J. R. Galvin, L. F. Burmeister, L. E. Schmidt, B. N. Leistikow, F. P. LaMarte and J. A. Merchant (1990) Asbestos-induced pleural fibrosis and impaired lung function. Am Rev Respir Dis. 141(2):321-326.