Diet and Oral, Pharyngeal, and Esophageal Cancer

  title={Diet and Oral, Pharyngeal, and Esophageal Cancer},
  author={N. Chainani-Wu},
  journal={Nutrition and Cancer},
  pages={104 - 126}
  • N. Chainani-Wu
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition and Cancer
  • Abstract: Cancers of the upper digestive tract, including those arising in the oral cavity, pharynx, and esophagus, present a significant public health problem worldwide. These cancers are associated with high morbidity and mortality, and identification of protective factors is very important. A number of epidemiological studies have examined the association between vegetables, fruits, carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E and oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancers. The results of 35… CONTINUE READING
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