Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer


In a case–control study from Italy and Switzerland with 404 oesophageal cancer cases and 1070 hospital controls, the risk of oesophageal cancer declined with time since cessation of smoking or drinking, and was significantly reduced (odds ratio = 0.11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits. © 2000 Cancer Research Campaign

DOI: 10.1054/bjoc.2000.1274

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@article{Bosetti2000SmokingAD, title={Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer}, author={Cristina Bosetti and Silva Franceschi and F. Levi and Eva Negri and Renato Talamini and C. La Vecchia}, journal={British Journal of Cancer}, year={2000}, volume={83}, pages={689 - 691} }