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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014, 2(5A), 8-10
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-5A-3
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The Overview of Oral Cancer and Risk Factors in Bangladesh

Nargish Sultana1, and Muttalib Malik2

1University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

2Bangabandhu Sheik Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: September 18, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Medicine and Oral surgery)

Cite this paper:
Nargish Sultana and Muttalib Malik. The Overview of Oral Cancer and Risk Factors in Bangladesh. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2014; 2(5A):8-10. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-2-5A-3

Abstract

Oral health is very important part of human health and cannot lead good life without it. Poor oral health often factors of oral cancer. Oral cancer is very dreadful disease that affects many people each year all over the world and it is eleventh most dominate cancer in the world. Oral cancer is also reported in Bangladesh and more than 7000 people are diagnosed each year and 6.6 % people are died. This paper shows the total oral cancer picture in Bangladesh based on different literatures and cancer registry from the web and also different risk factors that associated with this disease.

Keywords:
oral health oral cancer WHO Bangladesh

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