Cancer

Tobacco, alcohol are main causes of cancer worldwide: Study

19 August 2022 Medical Express Nearly half of cancers worldwide can be traced back to a known risk factor, primarily tobacco or alcohol, a huge global study found on Friday, which said that behavioral changes can help reduce the threat of disease. The study—published in The Lancet and conducted as part of a vast research program funded …

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Vaping the Venom: Oral Cavity Cancer in a Young Adult With Extensive Electronic Cigarette Use

1 May 2021 Darren Klawinski, Issa Hanna, Nathaniel K. Breslin, Howard M. Katzenstein and Daniel J. Indelicato, Pediatrics: Abstract Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity is one of the most common malignancies of the head and neck. Risk factors for the development of SCC include infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), tobacco use, and alcohol use. HPV-positive SCC of …

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