Interaction effects and population-attributable risks for smoking and alcohol on laryngeal cancer and its subsites. A case-control study from Germany.

@article{Ramroth2004InteractionEA,
  title={Interaction effects and population-attributable risks for smoking and alcohol on laryngeal cancer and its subsites. A case-control study from Germany.},
  author={Heribert Ramroth and Andreas Dietz and Heiko Becher},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={499-504}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the joint effect of smoking and alcohol consumption on laryngeal risk on tumor subsites. METHODS Population-based case-control study in South-West Germany with 257 histologically confirmed cases (236 males, 21 females), age 37 to 80 years, and 769 population controls (702 males, 67 females), 1:3 frequency matched by age and sex. RESULTS Half of the tumors (50.6%) were glottic or subglottic, 17.5% were supraglottic. Due to advanced stage, the subsite of 31.9% of the… CONTINUE READING
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