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Burden of Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Related to Tobacco Smoking among Adults Aged ≥45 Years in Asia: A Pooled Analysis of 21 Cohorts
Wei Zheng and colleagues quantify the burden of tobacco-smoking-related deaths for adults in Asia. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
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Phase II Trial of Gefitinib in Combination with Bevacizumab as First-Line Therapy for Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer with Activating EGFR Gene Mutations: The Okayama Lung Cancer Study Group
Purpose: Whether bevacizumab enhances the effect of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitor gefitinib on EGFR mutant non–small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) remains unknown. We conducted aExpand
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The aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) Glu504Lys polymorphism interacts with alcohol drinking in the risk of stomach cancer.
The impact of alcohol on the risk of stomach cancer is controversial. Although aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) Glu504Lys (rs671) polymorphism has a strong effect on acetaldehyde metabolism, littleExpand
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Long-term survival and conditional survival of cancer patients in Japan using population-based cancer registry data
Although we usually report 5‐year cancer survival using population‐based cancer registry data, nowadays many cancer patients survive longer and need to be followed‐up for more than 5 years. Long‐termExpand
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Inverse association between toothbrushing and upper aerodigestive tract cancer risk in a Japanese population
Oral hygiene is attracting increasing attention as a potential risk factor for cancers. To investigate the association between toothbrushing frequency and upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancer, theExpand
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Diabetes mellitus and cancer risk: Pooled analysis of eight cohort studies in Japan
Although a growing body of evidence suggests a link between diabetes and cancer, it is not clear whether diabetes independently increases the risk of cancer. We conducted a comprehensive assessmentExpand
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Impact of Multiple Alcohol Dehydrogenase Gene Polymorphisms on Risk of Upper Aerodigestive Tract Cancers in a Japanese Population
Alcohol intake is positively associated with the risk of upper aerodigestive tract (UAT) cancer. The genes that encode alcohol-metabolizing enzymes, primarily alcohol dehydrogenases (ADH) andExpand
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Impact of smoking status on clinical outcome in oral cavity cancer patients.
The association between smoking status and survival in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients remains unclear. Therefore, we evaluated the association between smoking status beforeExpand
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Folate, alcohol, and aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 polymorphism and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer in Japanese
Folate consumption is inversely associated with the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) and potentially interacts with alcohol drinking in the risk of OPC. Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) geneExpand
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Body mass index and breast cancer risk in Japan: a pooled analysis of eight population-based cohort studies.
BACKGROUND A positive association between body mass index (BMI) and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women has been reported, and a weak inverse association has been suggested amongExpand
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