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

Landry, Guillaume; Delaporte, Thomas; Tringali, Stéphane
February 2009
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pE3
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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