Research suggests that involuntary smoking exposure is a risk factor for head and neck cancer, especially pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer
Your oral cavity is the first to get exposed and the harmful effects start there itself.
According to WHO, the global cancer burden is estimated to have caused 9.6 million deaths in 2018, along with 18.1 million new cases in the same year.
Chewing betel quid and supari can cause OSMF, a disease in which patients often can’t open their mouths wide enough to eat
OSMF is characterized by the formation of fibrotic bands in the oral and para oral tissues which limit how much the patient can open his or her mouth.
The Centre's advisory for states to clamp down on e-cigarettes won't be enough to stop their use.
The transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned.
Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday.
After RR Patil passed away at the age of 57 due to oral cancer, the new Maharashtra Home Minister has declared war against tobacco products.
RR Patil was undergoing treatment for oral cancer at the Mumbai hospital. Patil, who also served as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, was operated last December at Breach Candy Hospital.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to several states and union territories over easy availability of tobacco products in various forms despite restrictions on their sale.
One person dies every 6 hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.
The latest study has results suggests that HPV16 E6 antibodies in the blood indicate a very high risk of developing an HPV-associated cancer of the oropharynx.
Sixty-eight-year-old Michael Douglas said in an interview to Guardian that he contracted cancer from performing oral sex.
A group of cancer survivors is helping fight the battle against smokeless tobacco products that are responsible for making India the world capital for oral cancer cases.
Cancer is killing younger people in India and affecting far more poor and less-educated villagers than wealthier, better-educated urban people, researchers reported on Wednesday.