Demographic risk factors, affected anatomical sites and clinicopathological profile for oral squamous cell carcinoma in a north Indian population.

@article{Krishna2014DemographicRF,
  title={Demographic risk factors, affected anatomical sites and clinicopathological profile for oral squamous cell carcinoma in a north Indian population.},
  author={Akhilesh Krishna and Ravindra K. Singh and Shraddha Singh and Pratima Verma and Umesh S. Pal and Sunita Tiwari},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 16},
  pages={6755-60}
}
BACKGROUND Oral cancer is a common form of cancer in India, particularly among men. About 95% are squamous cell carcinomas. Tobacco along with alcohol are regarded as the major risk factors. OBJECTIVES (i) To determine associations of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with respect to gender, age group, socioeconomic status and risk habits; (ii) To observe the distribution of affected oral anatomical sites and clinico-pathological profile in OSCC patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is an… CONTINUE READING

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