Prevention and Treatment of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma


  • Imrana Tanvir Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Sidra Khalid University Institution of Dietetics & Nutritional Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Kashifa Ehsan Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Maria Fareed Siddique Department of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is increasing day by day in its incidence and prevalence globally while its etiology differs in different parts of the world. Its risk factors, causative agents vary with regions and males are found to be dominating in using cigarettes, alcohol and gutka products, because of its easily availability and access to males in all places whereas females are more conscious about their health and esthetic value. This may be one of the reasons, which may be responsible for a high male-to-female ratio. This mini-review sheds lights on the treatment and preventive strategies available for the management of OSCC


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Tanvir, I. ., Khalid, S., Ehsan, . K. ., & Siddique, M. F. (2020). Prevention and Treatment of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. MARKHOR (The Journal of Zoology), 1(1), 8–10.



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