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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Demographic and Clinicopathological Associated Risk Factors in Oral Cancer in Rajasthan: A Retrospective Study

Himanshu Sharma, Sanjay Sharma, Dinesh Yadav, Dinesh Kumar, Mamit Dogra, Jatinder Mohan Arora

Keywords : Gingivobuccal sulcus complex carcinoma, Oral cancer, Radiotherapy, Squamous cell carcinoma

Citation Information : Sharma H, Sharma S, Yadav D, Kumar D, Dogra M, Arora JM. Demographic and Clinicopathological Associated Risk Factors in Oral Cancer in Rajasthan: A Retrospective Study. 2023; 11 (1):22-25.

DOI: 10.5005/djas-11014-0007

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Published Online: 27-06-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Abstract

Objective: To ascertain the correlation between sociodemographic and clinic-pathological risk variables and oral cancer. Materials and methods: At Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Hospital (MGMCH) in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, a two-year cross-sectional survey was conducted. The Medical Records office provided medical records for 300 patients with oral cancer. Results: Males (63.3%), non-smokers (56.6%), betel quid chewers (96.6%), and residents of different sub-cities of Rajasthan made up the bulk of oral cancer cases. The majority of patients were in stages III (30%) and IV (45%) at the time of diagnosis. The most often used type of therapy was a surgical, radiation, or combination. The majority of the patients were still living (73%) at the time of this study. Conclusion: The gingivobuccal sulcus (GBS) complex malignancy was the most frequently involved oral cavity site (33%), and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) was the most commonly encountered oral cancer in the Rajasthan population (73.3%).


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