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Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199566655

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001

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Laryngeal cancer

Laryngeal cancer

Chapter:
(p.359) Chapter 20 Laryngeal cancer
Source:
Tobacco
Author(s):

Paolo Boffetta

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0020

This chapter reviews studies on the link between smoking and laryngeal cancer. Tobacco smoking plays by far the largest aetiological role in laryngeal carcinogenesis, either alone or in combination with other factors, and tobacco control remains the main avenue for prevention of this disease. The decline in recent decades in the incidence of laryngeal cancer among men in some regions in which tobacco control has been implemented more effectively suggests that prevention of this disease through the avoidance of its major cause is possible.

Keywords:   cigarette smoking, laryngeal cancer, cancer risk, tobacco use

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