Oral cancer: risk factors and molecular pathogenesis.

  title={Oral cancer: risk factors and molecular pathogenesis.},
  author={Hari Ram and Jayanta Sarkar and Hemant Kumar and R Konwar and Madan Lal Brahma Bhatt Bhatt and Shadab Mohammad},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery},
  volume={10 2},
INTRODUCTION Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers and it constitutes a major health problem particularly in developing countries. It is one of the leading causes of death. Tobacco and alcohol consumption appears to be the major determinants of oral cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS The literature search was carried out in NCBI Pubmed database using keywords "oral cancer", "risk factor", "epidemiology" and "patho*". Some basic information was also obtained from textbook and medical… CONTINUE READING