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BACKGROUND Few studies have been conducted in China to investigate the association between diet and the risk of head-and-neck cancer (HNC). The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between diet and HNC risk in the Chinese population and to examine whether smoking status has any effect on the risk. METHODS Our multicenter case-control study(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate whether family history of cancer is associated with head and neck cancer risk in a Chinese population. MATERIALS AND METHODS This case-control study included 921 cases and 806 controls. Recruitment was from December 2010 to January 2015 in eight centers in East Asia. Controls were matched to cases with(More)
Candida endophthalmitis, caused by transient candidemia, developed in a 14-year-old white girl receiving intravenous hyperalimentation. Antifungal synergism was established in vitro for the combination of amphotericin B and rifampin against the C. albicans isolate. A combined ten-day course of intravenous amphotericin B and oral rifampin was followed by the(More)
In the investigation of a patient with choroidal melanoma in one eye and repaired rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in the other, a C.T. scan demonstrated the tumour in the right globe and the encircling silastic sponge around the left globe. These radiologic findings were confirmed on histological examination of the right eye. We believe C.T. scanning may(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of our study is to explore the role of the history of oral lesions and chronic diseases on the risk of head and neck cancer in a Chinese population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our case-control study included 921 head and neck cancer cases and 806 controls. We obtained medical history information by administering questionnaires to both cases(More)
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