Oncogenes, tumor suppressors and viruses in oral squamous carcinoma.

  title={Oncogenes, tumor suppressors and viruses in oral squamous carcinoma.},
  author={Crisojan Scully},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={22 8},
  • Crisojan Scully
  • Published 1993 in
    Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official…
The pathogenesis of oral squamous cell carcinoma involves recognised carcinogens in tobacco and/or alcohol but other factors, including viruses, may also have a role. This paper reviews the gene changes revealed in oral carcinoma, the evidence implicating viruses, and mechanisms whereby viruses may affect gene function. 

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