Hare Krishna Bagbatta & S. R. Singh*
Department of Zoology, R. V. S. Mahila College, Bokaro Steel City, Bokaro.
*Department of Zoology. Bokaro Steel City College, Bokaro Steel City, Bokaro.
Received 21st December, 2008; Revised 7th February, 2009
Abstract: Undifferentiated and uncontrolled growth of cells is the cancer. It can affect any part of the body including the oral cavity. Oral Cancer is the cancerous growth in the oral cavity. It is one of the ten most common cancers in the world and among males it is the most common and among Indian females is the third most common.
It is estimated that there are approximately 2-2.5 million cases of cancer in India detected at any given point of time of which about 7, 00,000 new cases it detected as of oral cancer.
In the it arises as a precancerous lesion which may be Leukoplakia, Erythroplakia or even the oral sub-mucosal fibrosis.
The oral cavity cancer is directly related with tobacco consumption. The present status in India estimates, about 65 percent of men and 33 percent of all women consumes some form of tobacco.
The oral pre-cancerous lesion are found when these tobacco product are kept and thus in the course of time these lesions turns malignant.
Different types of oral cancer has been found, of which carcinoma of the tongue is the most common oral cancer in the District, of which is related with the consumption of Pan Masala.