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Smoking and nasopharyngeal cancer: individual data meta-analysis of six prospective studies on 334 935 men

Smoking may spur the development of nasopharyngeal cancer in men.

This research work studied the smoking-nasopharyngeal connection hypothesis. Data from 334,935 men who volunteered for 6 studies were assessed for this study. 

Researchers noticed that smoking amplified nasopharyngeal cancer risk in men. This study suggested that smoking may facilitate the onset of nasopharyngeal cancer in men.

Research Summary Information

  • 2021
  • Jia Huang Lin, Chi Pang Wen, Chao Qiang Jiang, Jian-Min Yuan, Chien Jen Chen, Sai Yin Ho, Wayne Gao, Weisen Zhang, Renwei Wang, Yin-Chu Chien, Lin Xu, Xifeng Wu, Ya Li Jin, Woon-Puay Koh, Wan-Lun Hsu, Feng Zhu, Christopher Wen, Tong Zhu, June Han Lee, Zhi-Ming Mai, Maria Li Lung, Tai-Hing Lam
  • School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Centre for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Research (CNPCR), Research Grants Council Area of Excellence Scheme, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing, China. Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan. Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. Guangzhou No.12 Hospital, Guangzhou, China. Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Genomics Research Centre, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Graduate Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Master's Program in Global Health and Development, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. Centre for Biostatistics Bioinformatics and Big Data, School of Public Health, National Institute for Data Science in Health and Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore. Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Department of Radiology, Long Beach Veterans Administration Hospital, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA. Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA. Department of Clinical Oncology and Centre for Cancer Research, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
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