Increased risk of head and neck cancer in association with GSTT1 nullizygosity for individuals with low exposure to tobacco

Int J Cancer. 2000 Aug 1;87(3):452-4.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Carcinogens, Environmental / pharmacokinetics
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / epidemiology*
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / genetics
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Ethnic Groups / genetics
  • France / ethnology
  • Gene Deletion*
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genotype
  • Glutathione Transferase / deficiency
  • Glutathione Transferase / genetics*
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / genetics
  • Humans
  • Inactivation, Metabolic / genetics*
  • Isoenzymes / deficiency
  • Isoenzymes / genetics*
  • Jews / genetics
  • Plants, Toxic*
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Quebec / epidemiology
  • Risk
  • Smoking / epidemiology
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution / adverse effects
  • Tobacco*

Substances

  • Carcinogens, Environmental
  • Isoenzymes
  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution
  • Glutathione Transferase