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Can poor oral hygiene cause cancer?

July 29, 2021 10:24 am

"Tobacco chewing, areca nut, alcohol consumption, and poor oral hygiene (POH) may have contributory effects," says a doctor

World No Tobacco Day 2019: How smokeless tobacco increases the risk of oral cancer

May 31, 2019 6:30 am

Unlike smoked tobacco that is used periodically during the day, smokeless tobacco is used constantly, exposing users to high levels of nicotine throughout the day, resulting in high levels of dependence.

Maharashtra: One crore to be screened for oral cancer in December

November 16, 2017 5:41 am

“This time, we will expand to all the districts to look for oral cancer cases. Physical examination by doctors will help detect possible cancer cases which will be referred for confirmatory tests,” said Dr Sadhana Tayade, the Joint Director with the Directorate of Health Services (DHS).

Oral cancer: Ahmedabad doctors develop a new reconstructive surgery technique

September 23, 2015 2:50 am

For the journal, 25 patients (17 males and 8 females) treated over 2005-2009 were studied for a period of five years.

Green tea ingredient shows promise against oral cancer

January 29, 2015 11:43 am

A compound found in green tea may trigger a process that kills oral cancer cells.

Veteran BJP leader Nalin Bhatt passes away

September 06, 2013 3:53 am

Nalin Bhatt,a veteran BJP leader who served the party since the days of the Bhartiya Jan Sangh for over four decades,died around 2 am on Thursday,after battling oral cancer for several years

Eating fish may protect against oral and skin cancers

August 02, 2013 3:14 pm

Omega-3 fatty acids,found in oily fish such as salmon,induces cell death in malignant cells.

Single men,smokers at higher risk for oral cancer

July 07, 2013 7:34 pm

'Some types of HPV,such as HPV16,are known to cause cancer at multiple places in body.'

Oral sex: Michael Douglas' comment on his throat cancer throws spotlight on HPV

June 04, 2013 12:37 pm

Doctors have known for some time that a sexually spread virus can cause oral cancer.

Chewing paan can 'directly' cause oral cancer

October 25, 2012 4:17 pm

Substances in BQ could be changed into carcinogens in the body.