International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017


Role of Anticancer Drugs in the Treatment of Oral Carcinomas-A Review of Literature

Sruthi Srinivasan | Dhanraj [14]


Abstract: Oral cancer is the sixth common tumour world- wide [1]. Oral cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death for males [2]. Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is the most common neoplasia and is found frequently in oral cavity in the cheek, gingiva and tongue [3]. Although cigarette and alcohol are considered as two major etiological factors of oral carcinogenesis [4], occurrence of oral cancer was seen to be associated with betel quid chewing. [4, 5]. Oral chemotherapy is attractive because of its convenience and ease of administration, particularly in the palliative setting. This article focuses on the various anticancer drugs and their action.


Keywords: oral cancer, anticancer, cytotoxics


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,


Pages: 2659 - 2663


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Sruthi Srinivasan, Dhanraj, "Role of Anticancer Drugs in the Treatment of Oral Carcinomas-A Review of Literature", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017, pp. 2659-2663, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20173101

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