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Growth of cancerous tissue in the mouth is referred to as oral cancer. In men, oral cancer represents 4% of total cancers whereas in women the figure touches 2%. Majority of oral cancers affect the outer layer of mucous membrane covering the oral cavity.

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World Oral Cancer Awareness Month
  • April is observed as the World Oral Cancer Awareness month.
  • Oral cancers or mout.....
First ever Independent Oral Cancer Task Force in India
An Independent Oral Cancer Task Force has been launched on the occasion of World Cancer Day, celebrated on 4th February. This task force helps develop.....
Biocon's Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Joins National Body to Fight Oral Cancer
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, biotechnology major Biocon's Chairperson joined hands with a team of medical experts from across India to form an independent bod.....
World Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Exclusive Interview With Dr. V.Shantha, Adyar Cancer Institute
  • Oral cancer is one of the top three cancers that are prevalent in India
  • It.....
New Antibody Test Helps in Early Detection of Oral Cancer
  • In HPV-associated cancer of the oropharynx, the immune system responds by producing a.....

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