Unconventional Causes of Conventional Oral CancerArchana A Gupta1*, Supriya M Kheur2, Lakshmi Shetty3 and Mohit Kheur4
- Corresponding Author:
- Archana Gupta
MSc Dental Materials
Dr. DY Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: October 16, 2015; Accepted date: November 18, 2015; Published date: November 25, 2015
Citation: Gupta AA, Kheur SM, Shetty L, Kheur M (2015) Unconventional Causes of Conventional Oral Cancer. J Integr Oncol 4:152. doi:10.4172/2329-6771.1000152
Copyright: © 2015 Gupta AA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Most common cancer diagnosed in Indian men which is also the leading cause of cancer death is the oral cancer. Concept of oral cancer has been widely described as multietiogenic. Though, tobacco, alcohol, areca nut are the common causes of oral cancer, increased incidence of head and neck cancers have been reported in individuals even without any habit. The most common among them are infections and chronic irritations, which lead to inflammatory response alteration leading to increased mutagenesis. Hence, a different approach considering the appropriate facts is necessary. The paper highlights the current researches on etiological role on uncommon facts of viral, bacterial, fungal and chronic irritational causes of oral cancer.