Laryngeal cancer in women: tobacco, alcohol, nutritional, and hormonal factors.

  title={Laryngeal cancer in women: tobacco, alcohol, nutritional, and hormonal factors.},
  author={Silvano Gallus and Cristina Bosetti and Silvia Franceschi and Fabio Levi and Eva Negri and Carlo L A Vecchia},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={12 6},
Laryngeal cancer is the neoplasm with the largest male to female sex ratio in most populations. Thus, inadequate data are available on women. We analyzed several risk factors in the combined dataset from two case-control studies conducted between 1986 and 2000 in northern Italy and Switzerland. Cases were 68 women under age 79 years, with incident, histologically confirmed cancer of the larynx. Controls were 340 women, admitted to the same network of hospitals as cases, for acute, nonmalignant… CONTINUE READING


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