Ras oncogenes in oral cancer: the past 20 years.

  title={Ras oncogenes in oral cancer: the past 20 years.},
  author={Avaniyapuram Kannan Murugan and Arasambattu Kannan Munirajan and Nobuo Tsuchida},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  volume={48 5},
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) of head and neck is associated with high morbidity and mortality in both Western and Asian countries. Several risk factors for the development of oral cancer are very well established, including tobacco chewing, betel quid, smoking, alcohol drinking and human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. Apart from these risk factors, many genetic factors such as oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes and regulatory genes are identified to involve in oral carcinogenesis with… CONTINUE READING


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