Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to the airway and digestive tract.

Etymologies

aero- +‎ digestive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Multivitamins, folate, and green vegetables protect against gene promoter methylation in the aerodigestive tract of smokers."

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  • National Institutes of Health and conducted by the University of California at Los Angeles, also reported that lifetime use of cannabis was not positively associated with cancers of the lung or aerodigestive tract, and further noted that certain moderate users of the drug experienced a reduced cancer risk compared to non-using controls.

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  • Previous reviews of long-term cannabis smoking have noted similar respiratory complications, though an association between cannabis use and lung and/or upper aerodigestive tract (UAT) cancers has not been found.

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  • "The hot dog is just perfectly designed to act like a plug," said Deepak Mehta, director of the pediatric aerodigestive center at Children's Hospital of

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  • Candidates are sought to join a basic and translational research program focusing on squamous cell carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract, recently funded by an

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  • In addition, there are several entirely new classifications: gastrointestinal carcinoids (neuroendocrine tumours) gastrointestinal stromal tumour upper aerodigestive mucosal carcinoma uterine sarcomas intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

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  • However, he adds, it is still possible that orally administered resveratrol can prevent cancers along the aerodigestive tract.

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  • MAGEA3 / 6, GPR17, and TKTL1 was conducted in a separate cohort of head and neck cancer patients using 25 tumors and 11 upper aerodigestive mucosal samples to assay promoter demethylation.

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  • A comprehensive Review of previous case-control studies investigating the link between alcohol consumption, genetic polymorphisms*, and cancer risk suggests that gene polymorphisms in enzymes-alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) and aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) - involved in metabolising alcohol, significantly increase the likelihood that alcohol drinkers will develop upper aerodigestive tract cancers.

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  • "This is a real concern since the consumption of alcohol and tobacco multiply the risks of certain cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract, such as the larynx, oropharynx and oesophagus," Professor David Hill, President of UICC and also Director of Cancer Council Victoria said.

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