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DNA Repair in Head and Neck Cancer

Principal Investigator:
Wei, Qingyi
Institution:
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location:
Texas
Number of Participants:
3,200 (1,600 cases and 1,600 controls)
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Tobacco smoke, Alcohol
Health Outcomes:
Cancer outcomes
Brief Description:
This is a case-control study examining the impact of alcohol, smoking, and genetic polymorphisms on risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in Texas. The study has collected 3,200 DNA samples since 2001.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Molecular Epidemiology of DNA Repair in Head and Neck Cancer

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Wei, Qingyi
Institution:
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Most Recent Award Year:
2008
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