Advances in the biology of oral cancer.

@article{Tsantoulis2007AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the biology of oral cancer.},
  author={Petros K Tsantoulis and Nikolaos G. Kastrinakis and A D Tourvas and George Laskaris and Vassilis G Gorgoulis},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={523-34}
}
The incidence of oral cancer remains high and is associated with many deaths in both Western and Asian countries. Several risk factors for the development of oral cancer are now well known, including smoking, drinking and consumption of smokeless tobacco products. Genetic predisposition to oral cancer has been found in certain cases but its components are not yet entirely clear. In accordance with the multi-step theory of carcinogenesis, the natural history of oral cancer seems to gradually… CONTINUE READING

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