Epidemiology of laryngeal cancer: results of the Heidelberg case-control study.

  title={Epidemiology of laryngeal cancer: results of the Heidelberg case-control study.},
  author={Heinz Maier and Matthias Tisch},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
Squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx is a multifactorial disease which predominantly is found in males aged 50-70 years. Chronic consumption of alcohol and tobacco independently increase the relative risk of this type of cancer in a dose-dependent manner. Low educational standards and occupational training are associated with high risk. The majority of the cancer patients are blue collar workers who are exposed to a variety of hazardous working materials like polycylic aromatic hydrocarbons… CONTINUE READING


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