IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risks to Humans Series 85

Betel-quid and Areca-nut Chewing and Some Areca-nut-derived Nitrosamines

December 2004
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    31st December 2004
  • ISBN 9789283212850
  • Language English
  • Pages 334 pp.
  • Size 6.75" x 9.5"
  • Images tables and figures

This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of Betel-quid and Areca-nut chewing as well as some areca-nut-derived nitrosamines.

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