Consumption of nitrate, nitrite, and nitrosodimethylamine and the risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer.

@article{Rogers1995ConsumptionON,
  title={Consumption of nitrate, nitrite, and nitrosodimethylamine and the risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancer.},
  author={Mary Anne Rogers and Thomas L. Vaughan and Scott M Davis and David J Thomas},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={29-36}
}
Evidence from animal studies indicates that various N-nitroso compounds are carcinogenic. We investigated whether consumption of foods and beverages containing nitrosodimethylamine, nitrites, and nitrates affected the risk of laryngeal, esophageal, and oral cancer. In a population-based case-control study in western Washington state, dietary consumption of these substances was measured in 645 cases (169 laryngeal, 125 esophageal, and 351 oral) and 458 controls. After adjustment for tobacco… CONTINUE READING
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