Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Curcumin and Turmeric Oil as Chemopreventive Agents in Oral Submucous Fibrosis : A Clinical and Histopathological Evaluation

@inproceedings{Das2010ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative Study of the Efficacy of Curcumin and Turmeric Oil as Chemopreventive Agents in Oral Submucous Fibrosis : A Clinical and Histopathological Evaluation},
  author={Deepa Das and Anita Balan and Sreelatha},
  year={2010}
}
Background and Objectives: Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), A chronic disease characterized by fibrosis of oral mucosa is a premalignant condition carrying a high-risk of malignant transformation. So far none of the treatment modalities have proved curative. Turmeric and its active ingredient “curcumin’’are being studied upon as chemopreventive agents in various diseases. This study was carried-out to evaluate the efficacy of turmeric dispensed in two forms, namely curcumin capsules and turmeric… CONTINUE READING