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Br J Cancer. 2000 September; 83(5): 689–691.
Published online 2000 August 16. doi:  10.1054/bjoc.2000.1274
PMCID: PMC2363512

Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer


In a case–control study from Italy and Switzerland with 404 oesophageal cancer cases and 1070 hospital controls, the risk of oesophageal cancer declined with time since cessation of smoking or drinking, and was significantly reduced (odds ratio = 0.11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits. © 2000 Cancer Research Campaign

Keywords: oesophageal cancer, alcohol drinking, smoking cessation, risk factors, case–control studies

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