Smokeless Tobacco and Oral Cancer in South Asia: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

  title={Smokeless Tobacco and Oral Cancer in South Asia: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis},
  author={Zohaib Khan and Justus T{\"o}nnies and Steffen M{\"u}ller},
  booktitle={Journal of cancer epidemiology},
Introduction. Smokeless tobacco is considered one of the major risk factors for oral cancer. It is estimated that over 90% of the global smokeless tobacco use burden is in South Asia. This paper aims to systematically review publications reporting epidemiological observational studies published in South Asia from 1984 till 2013. Methods. An electronic search in "Medline" and "ISI Web of Knowledge" yielded 734 publications out of which 21 were included in this review. All publications were… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 56 references

Prevalence of chewable smokeless tobacco in Indian women: secondary data analysis from national family health survey 2005- 06

  • T. Rooban, E. Joshua, U. K. Rao, K. Ranganathan
  • Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences…
  • 2014

90% of smokeless tobacco users live in South-East Asia

  • 2013,…
  • 2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…