Areca Nut Use and Cancer in India

@inproceedings{Ray2015ArecaNU,
  title={Areca Nut Use and Cancer in India},
  author={Cecily S. Ray},
  year={2015}
}
The areca nut, fruit of the oriental palm (Areca catechu), also called 'betel' nut in English, supari in Hindi, adike or betta in Kannada, adakka in Malayalam, and pakku in Tamil, is commonly used in India (FRLHT.org, 2015) and needs no introduction. It is used in traditional quids (beeda) wrapped in betel leaves (Piper betle) or as tobacco and areca nut mixtures. Areca nut is also used per se and available in specialised shops and by roadside vendors, in sachets, as pan masala and gutka. A… CONTINUE READING

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