Diabetes mellitus, metformin and head and neck cancer.

@article{Figueiredo2016DiabetesMM,
  title={Diabetes mellitus, metformin and head and neck cancer.},
  author={Rejane Augusta de Oliveira Figueiredo and Elisabete Weiderpass and Eloiza Helena Tajara and Peter Str{\"o}m and Andr{\'e} Lopes Carvalho and Marcos Brasilino de Carvalho and Jossi Ledo Kanda and Raquel Ajub Moys{\'e}s and Victor W{\"u}nsch-Filho},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={61},
  pages={47-54}
}
INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus (DM (Diabetes Mellitus)) is directly associated with some cancers. However, studies on the association between diabetes mellitus and head and neck cancer (HNC (Head and Neck Cancer)) have rendered controversial results. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between DM and HNC, as well as the impact of metformin use on the risk of HNC. MATERIAL AND METHODS This case-control study was conducted within the framework of the Brazilian Head and… CONTINUE READING
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