Rapid Review Quiz: Carcinogens

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


May 16, 2022

A long-term, multicenter, cohort study included 331 patients with an SCC diagnosis to assess the impact of alcohol and cigarette smoking on the development of second primary cancer. Both alcohol cessation (adjusted hazard ratio [HR] = 0. 47; 95% CI, 0.26-0.85) and smoking cessation (adjusted HR = 0.49; 95% CI, 0.26-0.91) significantly reduced the development of second primary cancer.

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This Rapid Review Quiz was excerpted and adapted from the Medscape articles Preventive Oncology, \New Carcinogens Added to Toxicology List, Do Smoking and Alcohol Increase Risk for Second Squamous Cell Carcinoma?, Colorectal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation.

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