Oral exposure to environmental cyanobacteria toxins: Implications for cancer risk

Background: Areca nut/betel quid (AN/BQ) chewing, a prevalent practice in parts of the Pacific and Asia, is an independent cause of cancers of the oral cavity and esophagus and may be linked to liver cancer. The mechanisms of AN/BQ-associated carcinogenesis are unclear. In a Guam population, we prev...

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Main Authors: Brenda Y. Hernandez, Xuemei Zhu, Patrick Sotto, Yvette Paulino
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2021-03-01
Series:Environment International
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412021000052