Habitual Risk Factors for Head and Neck Cancer

  title={Habitual Risk Factors for Head and Neck Cancer},
  author={D. Goldenberg and Juna Lee and W. Koch and Michael M. Kim and B. Trink and D. Sidransky and C. Moon},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  pages={986 - 993}
  • D. Goldenberg, Juna Lee, +4 authors C. Moon
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • Chronic tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption are well-established risk factors for the development of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck. There are, however, a variety of other habitual and culturally based activities that are less commonly seen in the Western world and that are also risks factors for the development of this type of cancer. In this era of globalization, many of these habits have now crossed borders and appear in various areas throughout the world. This… CONTINUE READING
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