Risk factors for oral and pharyngeal cancer in Shanghai, with emphasis on diet.

@article{Zheng1992RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for oral and pharyngeal cancer in Shanghai, with emphasis on diet.},
  author={W Zheng and William J. Blot and X O Shu and E L Diamond and Y T Gao and B T Ji and Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1992},
  volume={1 6},
  pages={441-8}
}
A population-based case-control study of oral and pharyngeal cancer was conducted in Shanghai, China, from 1988 to 1990, in which 204 (115 male, 89 female) incident cases and 414 (269 male, 145 female) controls were interviewed. Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption, as well as occupational exposures to asbestos and to petroleum products and the use of kerosene stoves in cooking, were associated with increased risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer. In addition, more cases than controls… CONTINUE READING