Northwestern China: a place to learn more on oesophageal cancer. Part one: behavioural and environmental risk factors.

@article{Zheng2010NorthwesternCA,
  title={Northwestern China: a place to learn more on oesophageal cancer. Part one: behavioural and environmental risk factors.},
  author={Shutao Zheng and L Vuitton and Ilyar Sheyhidin and Dominique Ang{\`e}le Vuitton and Yueming Zhang and Xiaomei Lu},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={
          917-25
        }
}
Oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) remains a public health problem in many countries, especially in emerging and developing countries. Epidemiology of OSCC is characterized by marked differences in prevalence between countries/regions/ethnical groups. The highest incidence in the world is reached by populations living in specific areas of northwestern Xinjiang, China where age-adjusted mortality may reach 150 of 100 000. In fact, there are also marked differences among the various… CONTINUE READING

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