The beverage maté: A risk factor for cancer of the head and neck

@article{Goldenberg2003TheBM,
  title={The beverage mat{\'e}: A risk factor for cancer of the head and neck},
  author={D. Goldenberg and A. Golz and H. Joachims},
  journal={Head & Neck},
  year={2003},
  volume={25}
}
  • D. Goldenberg, A. Golz, H. Joachims
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Head & Neck
  • Maté is a tealike beverage consumed habitually in South America and among South Americans throughout the world. It is brewed from the dried leaves and stemlets of the perennial tree Ilex paraguariensis (yerba maté), a species that belongs to the Aquifoliaceae family. Maté consumption has been associated with an increased rate of oral, oropharyngeal, esophageal, and laryngeal cancers. The purpose of this study is to review the literature and discuss the role of Maté consumption as a risk factor… CONTINUE READING
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