A case-control study was conducted in Italy and Switzerland between 1992 and 2000 on 527 cases of laryngeal cancer and 1297 hospital controls. The risk of laryngeal cancer steadily decreased from 3 years after stopping smoking. Some decline in risk was observed only 20 years or more after stopping drinking.

Cessation of smoking and drinking and the risk of laryngeal cancer / A. A., B. C., T. R., G. S., S. Franceschi, F. Levi, L. Dal Maso, E. Negri, C. La Vecchia. - In: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER. - ISSN 0007-0920. - 87:11(2002 Nov 18), pp. 1227-1229.

Cessation of smoking and drinking and the risk of laryngeal cancer

L. Dal Maso;E. Negri;C. La Vecchia
2002-11-18

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A case-control study was conducted in Italy and Switzerland between 1992 and 2000 on 527 cases of laryngeal cancer and 1297 hospital controls. The risk of laryngeal cancer steadily decreased from 3 years after stopping smoking. Some decline in risk was observed only 20 years or more after stopping drinking.
alcohol drinking; case-control study; laryngeal cancer; risk factors; smoking cessation; adult; aged; alcohol drinking; case-control studies; female; humans; incidence; italy; laryngeal neoplasms; male; middle aged; risk assessment; smoking; switzerland; smoking cessation; oncology; cancer research
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