Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, betel quid chewing, and the risk of head and neck cancer in an East Asian population.

07:00 EST 15th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, betel quid chewing, and the risk of head and neck cancer in an East Asian population."

The smoking prevalence among men in China is high, but the head and neck cancer incidence rates are low. This study's purpose was to investigate the impact of tobacco, betel quid, and alcohol on head and neck cancer risk in East Asia.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Head & neck
ISSN: 1097-0347


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [15622 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of Cadmium Levels in Dental Calculus of Male Oral SCC Patients with Betel-Quid Chewing in Hunan Province of China.

Cadmium (Cd) is a widespread trace toxic heavy metal with long biological half-life and may induce higher risk of cancer on multiple organs of human body. Recent studies have confirmed that dental cal...

Qualitative study for betel quid cessation among oral cancer patients.

The psychoactive effects of using areca nut and its potential for dependence have been observed. However, the factors that create barriers to or promote chewing cessation are not well understood. This...

Development and preliminary validation of a mandarin Chinese language questionnaire measuring betel quid dependency among adults in Taiwan.

The purposes of this study were to develop the Chinese-version betel quid dependence instrument (BQDI) and to test its reliability and validity. An item pool relevant to betel quid dependence was gene...

Detrimental association between betel nut chewing and colorectal polyps in adult populations.

Adverse systemic effect caused by betel nut had been reported for decades. Our aim was to determine whether betel nut had detrimental impact on the development of colorectal polyps in general populati...

Young adults report increased pleasure from using e-cigarettes and smoking tobacco cigarettes when drinking alcohol.

Cigarettes share a high rate of co-use with alcohol, particularly among young adults. Studies have demonstrated greater perceived pleasure from smoking cigarettes when drinking alcohol. However, littl...

Clinical Trials [6480 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Phase II Trial of PG2 in Patients With Advanced Pharyngeal or Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Under Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy

Eighty to 90% of SCCHN (squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck) patients in Taiwan were betel quid chewers. Thirty to 40% of them experienced mucositis World Health Organization (WHO) gr...

Cancer Risk Reduction Through Combined Treatment for Tobacco and Alcohol Use

RATIONALE: A counseling program that motivates patients to stop smoking and drinking may reduce the risk of oral cancer. It is not yet known whether motivational stop smoking counseling or...

Binge Drinking Among Youngs is a Risk Factor for Alcohol Use Disorders

The purpose of this study was to assess drinking habits and patterns of alcohol consumption, smoking habits, use of illicit drugs and the prevalence of binge drinking and alcohol use disor...

Unhealthy Alcohol Drinking and Anesthetic Requirement in Women

Unhealthy alcohol drinking is negatively influencing health of people and costing a large number of annual finance via "secondhand" effects. Additionally, unhealthy alcohol use covers a sp...

Combined Treatment for Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Puerto Rico

Objectives: 1. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on alcohol at-risk behaviors and smoking cessation. 2. Assess MAPS and MAPS+ effects on treatment mechanisms (increased self-efficacy, ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Cessation of the habit of using tobacco products for smoking or chewing, including the use of snuff.

Efforts directed at preventing SMOKING of TOBACCO and non-tobacco products.

A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include SMOKING; ALCOHOL DRINKING; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; PREGNANCY; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.

SMOKING of non-TOBACCO (or NICOTINE-containing) substances.

The process of SMOKING specific to TOBACCO.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topic

  Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...

Searches Linking to this Article