Alcohol, tobacco, diet and the risk of oral cancer: a pooled analysis of three case-control studies.

@article{Macfarlane1995AlcoholTD,
  title={Alcohol, tobacco, diet and the risk of oral cancer: a pooled analysis of three case-control studies.},
  author={Gary John Macfarlane and Tongzhang Zheng and James Arthur Robert Marshall and Paolo Boffetta and Shiru Niu and John R. Brasure and Franco Merletti and Peter Boyle},
  journal={European journal of cancer. Part B, Oral oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={31B 3},
  pages={181-7}
}
This combined analysis of data from three large case-control studies of oral cancer confirms the important effect of tobacco in the aetiology of the disease. The studies have been conducted in the United States, Italy and China and results for risks associated with tobacco smoking were generally consistent across centres, while those for alcohol were not; increased risks amongst alcohol drinkers were evident in two centres but not in the study conducted in Turin, Italy. In addition, the… CONTINUE READING

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