Solar radiation, lip protection, and lip cancer risk in Los Angeles County women (California, United States)

@article{Pogoda1996SolarRL,
  title={Solar radiation, lip protection, and lip cancer risk in Los Angeles County women (California, United States)},
  author={Janice M. Pogoda and Susan Preston-Martin},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={458-463}
}
A population-based case-control study of 74 women with lip cancer diagnosed from 1978 to 1985 in Los Angeles County (California, United States) and frequency matched to 105 controls investigated the risk of solar radiation and protection from lip sunscreening agents to explore the hypothesis that excess incidence of lip cancer seen in men is due partly to lower rates in women, conferred by frequent use of lip protection. We confirm the importance in women of risk factors similar to those found… CONTINUE READING
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