Alcohol Abuse and Oral Cancer

Pakfetrat, Atesa and Dalir-Sani, Zoherh and Delavarian, Zahra (2014) Alcohol Abuse and Oral Cancer. Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology, 3 (Supple). p. 12.

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Abstract

Background: Various medical, psychiatric and social problems affecting alcohol abuser tend to overshadow their oral health. From an epidemiologic viewpoint, chronic consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with an increased risk for the upper gastrointestinal tract cancer, and tobacco and alcohol are regarded as the major risk factors for oral cancer. The objective of this presentation is to express different hypotheses proposed to explain how ethanol, via oral or systemic route, can act as a risk factor for the development of oral cancer. Methods: A web-based search for all types of articles published was initiated using Medline/PubMed, with the keywords such as

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV pharmacology
Divisions: Journals > Asia Pacific J Toxicology
Depositing User: apjmt apjmt
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 13:55
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2017 13:55
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/8003

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