Thursday, May 30, 2013

Oral Cancer in India

This is a common picture in India especially among the labour class where the form of smoke known as Bidis is common along with tobacco either as inhalation or in chewable form. First Oral Submucous fibrosis develops with restriction of mouth opening and then some form of non healing ulcer or growth erupts. Because of ignorance and poverty, there is often delay in treatment. No wonder, Oral cancer is most common form of cancer in this subcontinent of Asia

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