Diet, alcohol, smoking and cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: a prospective study among Hawaii Japanese men.

@article{Chyou1995DietAS,
  title={Diet, alcohol, smoking and cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: a prospective study among Hawaii Japanese men.},
  author={P. H. Chyou and Abraham M. Y. Nomura and Grant N. Stemmermann},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={616-21}
}
A cohort study of upper aerodigestive tract cancer was conducted among 7,995 Japanese-American men who were interviewed and examined from 1965 to 1968. Information was collected about smoking history and alcohol and dietary intake. After 24 years, 92 incident cases with histological confirmation of diagnosis were identified. Current cigarette smokers at time of examination had a 3-fold risk for upper aerodigestive tract cancer compared with never-smokers. A dose-response relationship was… CONTINUE READING