Kangri Cancer

kang can·cer

, kangri cancer
a carcinoma of the skin of the thigh or abdomen in certain Indian or Chinese workers thought to result from irritation by heat from a hot brick oven (kang) or fire basket (kangri).
A heat-induced squamous cell carcinoma on the skin of the inner thighs and umbilicus of Kashmiris, caused by the heat and volatile products produced by a kangri, an earthenware charcoal ‘hibachi’ worn for warmth
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3 studies focused on hepatocellular carcinoma, 3 studies on gastric cancer, 3 studies on breast cancer, and 11 studies on others (2 on lung, childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and one on colorectal, pancreatic, prostate, and Kangri cancer, multiple myeloma, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, resp.).
Zahoor et al., "Polymorphic analysis of MHClinked Heat Shock Protein 70 genes: their susceptibility and prognostic implication in Kangri cancer cases of Kashmiri population," Indian Journal of Human Genetics, vol.