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Respiratory Tract Cancer

Marijuana use and the risk of lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: results of a population-based case-control study.

By | Cancer, Digestive System Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Lung Cancer, Mouth Cancer, Pharyngeal Cancer, Respiratory Tract Cancer

Authors: Mia Hashibe, Hal Morgenstern, Yan Cui, Donald P. Tashkin, Zuo-Feng Zhang, et al
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, October 2008

BACKGROUND: Despite several lines of evidence suggesting the biological plausibility of marijuana being carcinogenic, epidemiologic findings are inconsistent. We conducted a population-based case-control study of the association between marijuana use and the risk of lung and u…

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