Oral cancer in India continues in epidemic proportions: evidence base and policy initiatives.

@article{Gupta2013OralCI,
  title={Oral cancer in India continues in epidemic proportions: evidence base and policy initiatives.},
  author={Bhawna Gupta and Anura Ariyawardana and Newell W Johnson},
  journal={International dental journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={12-25}
}
OBJECTIVES India has the highest number of cases of oral cancer in the world and this is increasing. This burden is not fully appreciated even within India, despite the high incidence and poor survival associated with this disease. Because the aetiology of oral cancer is predominantly tobacco-related, the immense public health challenge can be ameliorated… CONTINUE READING