Oral Health

016 – Oral Cancer

What is Oral Cancer?


It can be defined as an abnormal growth in the oral cavity. Usually it presents at the cheek, tongue, floor of mouth and lip.

According to National Cancer Registry (NCR), in Malaysia, oral cancer is:
– 21st most common cancer
– 17th most common cancer in males
– 16th in females
– Predominant among Indian ethnic group
– Highest in Indian females

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