Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Oral Cancer or Mouth Cancer can affect any part of the mouth like lips, cheek, gums, floor of mouth or hard palette. Oral cancer is ranked second highest cancer affecting Indian population. Around 1.2 lakh new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in India each year. India has one third of all the oral cancers in the world.
Men are affected more as compared to women. In Indian men oral cancer is the most common cancer found, amongst women it ranks second behind breast cancer. Low socio-economic status population is affected more with oral cancer. It is due to more use of tobacco, poor oral hygiene and lack of awareness about the disease.
Common risk factors for Oral Cancer:
How to prevent Oral Cancer?
Remember Few Points: