Pharyngeal cancer prevention: evidence from a case--control study involving 232 consecutive patients.

@article{Uzcudun2002PharyngealCP,
  title={Pharyngeal cancer prevention: evidence from a case--control study involving 232 consecutive patients.},
  author={Ana Escribano Uzcudun and Ignacio Rabanal Retolaza and Antonio Garc{\'i}a Grande and Lara Miralles Olivar and Alfredo Garc{\'i}a Garc{\'i}a and Manuel Gonz{\'a}lez Bar{\'o}n and Javier Gavil{\'a}n Bouzas},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2002},
  volume={116 7},
  pages={523-31}
}
The aim of this study was to determine risk factors for pharyngeal cancer and to propose 10 result-based preventive measures. It was a case-control study conducted in Madrid, Spain, with 232 consecutive patients diagnosed between January 1 1990 and December 31, 1995, sex- and age-matched with 232 control individuals with no oncological disease or history. By means of an interviewer-administered questionnaire, seven different epidemiological areas were surveyed, namely: (1) sociodemographic… CONTINUE READING