ASSOCIATION OF ORAL AND OESOPHAGEAL CARCINOMA WITH TOBACCO

Rahman Ghani, Rizwan ullah, Syed Humayun Shah

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ABSTRACT
Thirty-two cases of oro-oesophageal carcinoma were treated in the DHQ Teaching
Hospital, Abbottabad, in two years from January 1988 to December 1989. In 100% cases of Oral
Carcinoma the relation was positive with tobacco. Where as in 92% cases of oesophageal carcinoma
the association with tobacco use was found. The cigarettes and smokeless tobacco used both showed
a synergistic affect.

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