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Marijuana as Promoter for Oral Cancer? More Than a Suspect

Regular smoking of marijuana may drive up the risk of oral cancer.

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Maté consumption association with upper aerodigestive tract cancers: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Frequent consumption of mate may facilitate the development of oral, laryngeal, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer

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The beverage maté: a risk factor for cancer of the head and neck.

Generous intake of mate may promote the development of cancer of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, and esophagus.

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Light alcohol drinking and cancer: a meta-analysis.

Light drinking of alcohol may amplify an individual's risk of having oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, and breast cancer.

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Wine, beer and spirits and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland.

Increased intake of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, and spirits, may increase an individual's predisposition to acquiring cancer of the mouth and pharynx.

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Maté drinking and oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Drinking mate regularly may worsen an individual's risk of developing cancer in the mouth and oropharynx.

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Fiber intake and the risk of head and neck cancer in the prostate, lung, colorectal and ovarian (PLCO) cohort.

High dietary ingestion of fiber may help guard against the development of cancers in the head and neck region.

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Beat Back Oral Cancer With Fruits and Vegetables

Eat Fruits and Vegetables to Reduce Oral Cancer Risk
Every hour of every day, someone dies from oral cancer in the United States. Oral cancer is the 6th most commonly diagnosed malignancy in the US and results in about 8,000 deaths annually. Consuming more fruits and vegetables could be one secret towards avoiding this deadly cancer. According to a study that investigated the association between...
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Fruit and vegetable intake and head and neck cancer risk in a large United States prospective cohort study.

​A decline in the risk of oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer is associated with increase in the consumption of fruits and vegetables.

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Natural vitamin C intake and the risk of head and neck cancer: A pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology Consortium.

Indulging in foods rich in vitamin C may boost an individual's defense against oral, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer.

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Dietary fiber intake and head and neck cancer risk: A pooled analysis in the International Head and Neck Cancer Epidemiology consortium.

Greater consumption of fiber-containing foods seems to be protective against oral, laryngeal, and pharyngeal cancer.

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Refined-cereal intake and risk of selected cancers in Italy.

Regular ingestion of refined cereal products may facilitate the onset of oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, stomach, colon, rectal, and thyroid cancers.

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