The effects of cigarette smoking and alcohol on DNA damage in the oral cavity


The purpose of this study to examine the effects of cigarette smoking and drinking alcohol on the formation of DNA damage in the mouth. The overall goal is to identify DNA damage that may be important to the development of head and neck cancers.

I'm interested

Male or Female
18 years and over
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• 21 years of age or older
• Smoke cigarettes daily
• Drink alcohol regularly
Exclusion Criteria:

• Use other tobacco/nicotine products

Prevention & Wellness, Cancer

alcohol, cigarettes, drinking, Smoking, tobacco

Laura Garcia Pimentel -
Stephen Hecht, PhD