Articles tagged with "social issues"

Consideration of Race, Ethnicity and Ancestry

Should race, ethnicity and ancestry be used as universal proxies for genetic, social and socioeconomic issues related to otolaryngology conditions? Background: Historically, race, ethnicity and ancestry have been associated with otolaryngology conditions such as nasopharyngeal carcinoma, otosclerosis, acoustic neuroma, sickle cell anemia, Burkitt’s lymphoma and skin malignancies. Advances in genetics could help otolaryngologists move beyond these […]