Cholecystectomy and risk of laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer.


Duodeno-gastro-esophageal reflux of bile might cause laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer, but more research is required. Since cholecystectomy is followed by an increased risk such reflux, the risk of developing laryngeal or pharyngeal cancer after cholecystectomy was addressed. A population-based cohort study was conducted in Sweden during the period 1965-2008… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.26262