Link Between Incense And Cancer – Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) Rates Higher In Users Of Incense

Link Between Incense And Cancer – Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) Rates Higher In Users Of Incense

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(Best Syndication News) Although previous studies connecting incense and lung cancer have been inconclusive, new research indicates there is a link between burning incense and respiratory tract cancer. There was a “significant” increased risk of upper respiratory tract cancer (other than nasopharyngeal), but there was no overall effect on lung cancer.

What is Incense?

Incense refers to a variety of organic aromatic biotic compounds. Although it is burned all around the world, it is popular in parts of Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Incense is commonly used in religious ceremonies and spiritual purificatory rites. It is burned and inhaled.

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