A clinico-epidemiological hospital based study of oral cancer patients in Gwalior district

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Author Details : Anil Kumar Agarwal, Ramniwas Mahore, Sumit S Bhadoriya, Ankita Tripathi*, Swati Saraswat

Volume : 8, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 132-138


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Background: Oral cancer is the most common form of carcinoma of oral cavity and ranks as the 12th most common cancer in the world. Oral cancer is one of the major social & health problems in India and Indian subcontinent countries. Tobacco use in different forms is the main etiological factor for oral carcinoma.
Objectives:  (i) To define relations of oral cancer with respect to gender, age group, socioeconomic status and risk habits; (ii) To observe the distribution of affected oral cavity sites and observe the clinical profile in oral cancer patients.
Method: A cross-sectional study of 340 oral cancer patients from January 2019 to December 2019 was carried out in Department of oncology & radiotherapy, JA Group of hospital, G. R. Medical Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh India. Details of patient's sex, age, tobacco habit and site of cancer and status were noted. Data were analyzed by probability of patient with risk factors and chi-squire (?) test.
Results:  The prevalence of oral cancer was significantly (p < 0> Conclusion:  The study revealed that oral cancer is more common in men, probably due to habit of large tobacco consumption.

Keywords: Oral cancer, Prevalence, Risk factors, Clinical status, Treatment.

How to cite : Agarwal A K, Mahore R, Bhadoriya S S, Tripathi A, Saraswat S, A clinico-epidemiological hospital based study of oral cancer patients in Gwalior district. Indian J Forensic Community Med 2021;8(2):132-138

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Article History

Received : 18-03-2021

Accepted : 30-03-2021

Available online : 12-07-2021

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