5) This tumor is usually found in head and neck sites, particularly the aerodigestive tract
(1,7) and is infrequent in the skin, with reported sites clustering in the anogenital region.
Tobacco and alcohol are the major risk factors of upper aerodigestive tract
cancers, or head and neck cancers, including cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and esophagus.
Tuberculosis in the upper aerodigestive tract
and human immunodeficiency virus coinfections.
The risk for alcohol-related colorectal and breast cancer is smaller than that for the upper aerodigestive tract
Chemoradiation has become an accepted standard of care for locally advanced malignant tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract
The gut-derived monoclonal antibodies to tTG from one individual with positive salivary results reacted specifically with fragment 1, confirming a dichotomy between the aerodigestive tract
and the gut in the gluten-dependent autoimmune response.
Dr Cristina Bosetti, who led the study at the Institute of Pharmacological Research, Milan, said: "This is the first quantitative evidence that taking aspirin may reduce the risk of developing cancers in the aerodigestive tract
, connecting the mouth and the stomach.
Dose-response relations were observed for death from hemato- and lymphopoietic cancers and from upper aerodigestive tract
cancers, adjusting for age, time since first monitored, pay type, and external (gamma) radiation dose.
The program will deal with the relationship between air pollution and diseases of the upper aerodigestive tract
(nose, throat, sinuses, larynx, and lungs).
This uncommon cancer has one of the worst prognoses for tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract
, with five-year survival rates ranging from 19% to 31% when using only surgery, conventional radiation and chemotherapy.
Rhabdomyomas are rare tumors that most often arise from cardiac muscle, but a significant minority of them occur in the upper aerodigestive tract
and the head and neck region, most often in the postauricular area.
Undifferentiated malignant neoplasms of the sinonasal and upper aerodigestive tract
present a diagnostic dilemma.
This is hypothesized to be related to the carcinogenic effects of alcohol and tobacco on the upper aerodigestive tract
Figure 2) There was no evidence of any mucosal abnormalities of nasopharynx or of the remainder of upper aerodigestive tract
Endoscopic Laser Surgery of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract