This study was an investigation of risk factors and determinants of head and neck cancer. Differences in head and neck cancer patterns were identified in Iranian and Australian populations. Socio-economic inequalities were clearly present in the development of this cancer, and reflected in awareness and knowledge about signs, symptoms and risk indicators in Iranian population. A risk factor based model of screening identified risk factors other than diet and habits, and included socio-economic background and lifestyle. The findings also support the effectiveness of green tea consumption in salivary antioxidants' enhancement and reduction in the risk of head and neck cancer.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||10 Jun 2019|
|Publication status||Unpublished - 2019|