Viveka T Soundara

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BACKGROUND Recent epidemiological data have implicated human papilloma virus (HPV) infection in the pathogenesis of head and neck cancers, especially oropharyngeal cancers. Although, HPV has been detected in varied amounts in persons with oral dysplasia, leukoplakias and malignancies, its involvement in oral tongue carcinogenesis remains ambiguous. (More)
Carcinoma of the oral tongue is one of the most common sub sites of oral cancer. Comparative worldwide studies have reported its incidence to be much higher in India (Moore et al., 2000; Mishra and Meherotra, 2014). In Chennai, India, oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) represents 5% and 1.6% of incident cancers of all sites among males and females(More)
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed invasive cancer among women. Many factors, both genetic and non-genetic, determine a woman's risk of developing breast cancer and several breast cancer risk prediction models have been proposed. It is vitally important to risk stratify patients as there are now effective preventive strategies available. All women(More)
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