Oesophageal cancer in India

  • D. J. Jussawalla
  • Published 1981 in Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology


Oesophageal cancer has a high incidence rate in India and both males and females are affected almost equally. A study of high-risk factors associated with this disease is presented. Bidi smoking, panchewing with or without tobacco, and alcohol drinking are the factors strongly associated with oesophageal cancer in Bombay.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00412439

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@article{Jussawalla1981OesophagealCI, title={Oesophageal cancer in India}, author={D. J. Jussawalla}, journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology}, year={1981}, volume={99}, pages={29-33} }