Do Poultry also Develop Oesophageal Tumours in High Incidence Areas of Human Oesophageal Carcinoma?


Affiliations

  • National Institute of Nutrition, Division of Pathology, Hyderabad, India
  • Royal Vet. & Agri. Univ., Food Sciences, Denmark

Abstract

Food and domestic environment along with smoking and alcohol consumption ore the major factors attributed in the etiology of human oesophageal cancer (OC). Fumonisins, the mycotoxins produced by Fusarium moniliforme hove been epidemiologically correlated with the high incidence of human oesophageal cancer (OC) in South Africa, China, Iran, Italy, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Brazil and has been recently reviewed by the World Health Organizations.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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