In a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland with 404 oesophageal cancer cases and 1070 hospital controls, the risk of oesophageal cancer declined with time since cessation of smoking or drinking, and was significantly reduced (odds ratio = 0.11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits.

Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer / C. Bosetti, S. Franceschi, F. Levi, E. Negri, R. Talamini, C. La Vecchia. - In: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER. - ISSN 0007-0920. - 83:5(2000 Sep), pp. 689-691.

Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer

E. Negri;C. La Vecchia
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2000-09

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In a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland with 404 oesophageal cancer cases and 1070 hospital controls, the risk of oesophageal cancer declined with time since cessation of smoking or drinking, and was significantly reduced (odds ratio = 0.11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits.
adult; aged; case-control studies; esophageal neoplasms; female; health behavior; humans; male; middle aged; multivariate analysis; odds ratio; surveys and questionnaires; time factors; alcohol drinking; smoking cessation
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