Socio-Demographic Factors and Oral Cancer: A Clinical StudyChannanna C1, Sagar Mugadur1, and Ramesh K2*.
- Department of General surgery, VIMS, Bellary, Karnataka, India.
- Department of Community Medicine, VIMS, Bellary, Karnataka, India
A study was carried out to study the socio demographic profile of oral cancer and its grades at a Tertiary care hospital,VIMS, Bellary for a period of one year. Clinical data collected including the age, sex of the patient and intra oral site of cancer, defined clinical history of the patients were recorded and histopathology result was noted. Out of 50 patients, majority belongs to 50 – 59 years and risk factors were present in 96% of patients. Histological grading was applied on each case and based on Broder's clasification to differentiation oral squmous cell carcinoma into well, Moderate, poor squamous cell carcinoma. Nearly 80% of oral sqaumous cell carcinomas were diagnosed as well differentiated and moderately differentiated sqaumous cell carcinoma sqaumous cell carcinoma is the predominant type of oral cancer and Microscopy is very essential to diagnose oral cancer in an elderly people and given awareness to the patients and to the public society