Alcohol and head and neck cancer

@article{Kawakita2017AlcoholAH,
  title={Alcohol and head and neck cancer},
  author={Daisuke Kawakita and Keitaro Matsuo},
  journal={Cancer and Metastasis Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={425-434}
}
In this article, we reviewed the association between alcohol drinking and head and neck cancer (HNC) and its subsites, using the available literature. Alcohol drinking is an established risk factor for HNC, and this association may be stronger among cancers of the oropharynx and hypopharynx than the oral cavity or larynx. In addition, higher alcohol consumption over a shorter period was more harmful than fewer alcohol consumption over a longer period, and the most frequently consumed alcoholic… CONTINUE READING
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