The relevance to humans of animal models for inhalation studies of cancer in the nose and upper airways.

@article{Desesso1993TheRT,
  title={The relevance to humans of animal models for inhalation studies of cancer in the nose and upper airways.},
  author={John M Desesso},
  journal={Quality assurance},
  year={1993},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={213-31}
}
While nasal cancer is relatively rare among the general population, workers in the nickel refining, leather manufacturing, and furniture building industries exhibit increased incidences of nasal cancer. To investigate the causes of nasal cancer and to design ameliorative strategies, an appropriate animal model for the human upper respiratory regions is required. The present report describes, compares, and assesses the anatomy and physiology of the nasal passages and upper airways of humans… CONTINUE READING

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