TITLE

Carcinome épidermoïde de la lèvre et cannabis: existe-t-il un lien?

AUTHOR(S)
Landry, Guillaume; Delaporte, Thomas; Tringali, Stéphane
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pE3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report is presented which discusses a possible association between skin cancer and the habit of smoking cannabis cigarettes, which have a burning temperature than the tobacco product. The patients in the two case studies are a 37-year-old man who smoked three marijuana cigarettes per day at the time of his consultation and a 39-year-old woman. The possible mutating effect of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on DNA is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
53412146

 

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