Risk of major cancers associated with various forms of tobacco use in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Prasad2018RiskOM,
  title={Risk of major cancers associated with various forms of tobacco use in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Jang Bahadur Prasad and Murali Dhar},
  journal={Journal of Public Health},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-11}
}
BackgroundSeveral studies have established the association of various cancers with tobacco consumption. However, hardly any attempt has been made to examine the combined effect of various forms of tobacco consumption. Hence, the present study was undertaken to measure the overall risk of different cancer sites associated with various forms of tobacco used individually or in combination, and to investigate the risk variation within each site by different forms of use.MethodsMeta-analysis was… CONTINUE READING

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