KNOWLEDGE AND PERCEPTION OF ARECA/SMOKELESS TOBACCO USERS ABOUT ORAL CANCER.

@article{Liaquat2016KNOWLEDGEAP,
  title={KNOWLEDGE AND PERCEPTION OF ARECA/SMOKELESS TOBACCO USERS ABOUT ORAL CANCER.},
  author={Nida Liaquat and Abdul Majeed Jaffar and Muhammad Zeeshan Haroon and Muhammad Bilal Khan and Hammad Habib},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          164-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND According to World Health Organization (WHO), six million deaths are attributable to tobacco use globally, of which nearly 1.2 million occur in South-East Asia. Use of smokeless tobacco is highly prevalent in subcontinent and is home to over 250 million smokeless tobacco (ST) users. ST is a major public health problem. It cause localized oral lesions and poses risk for developing oral cancers owing to it containing more than 30 cancer causing substances, in addition to nicotine which… CONTINUE READING

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