DNA Repair in Head and Neck Cancer
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Number of Participants:
3,200 (1,600 cases and 1,600 controls)
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years)
Tobacco smoke, Alcohol
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
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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