Frequency of Skip Metastases in Oral Cancer : An Overview

  title={Frequency of Skip Metastases in Oral Cancer : An Overview},
  author={Shikharani Patel and Pirabu Sakthivel and Ishwar Singh and Achal Gulati and Divya Gupta},
Globally, over 3,00,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year and it is considered as 8th most common malignancy worldwide. However, there is geographical variation; oral cancer being the 3rd most common in South East Asia which is 25 per 1,00,000 per annum. In the Indian subcontinent head and neck cancer accounts for 45% of all malignancy with oral cancer being the most common, accounting for 1/3rd of all cancers. Increasing number of head and neck cancer cases is a cause of major… CONTINUE READING