Pathology and Epidemiology of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma


  • Hina Asif Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Ali Junaid Dar University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Imaging Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahorel Pakistan
  • Muhammad Omer Pasha Department of Medicine, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Akash John University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Imaging Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Gujrat Campus, The University of Lahorel Pakistan
  • Neelam Iqbal Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Oral squamous cell carcinoma, oral cancer, substance abuse, smoking, pan


Oral squamous cell carcinoma(OSCC) is the epithelial tumor of oral cavity and is the most common malignant tumor among all. Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) is more existing and occuring in old men. It may involve lip and internal structures and may show clearly with exophytic, endophytic, leukoplakic or erythroplakic act of appearing. Occurrence of oral squamous cell carcinoma is in mouth, lip, tongue, floor of the mouth, Sulcus, hard palate, tonsils and 95% squamous cells. There is low survival rate have reported in females, ascribed to delay in availing medical care and seeking less acceptance of treatment, although there are no predictive differences between males and females.


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DOI: 10.54393/df.v1i02.14
Published: 2020-12-31

How to Cite

Asif, H., Dar, A. J., Pasha, M. O., John, A., & Iqbal, N. (2020). Pathology and Epidemiology of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma. DIET FACTOR (Journal of Nutritional and Food Sciences), 1(02), 05–08.



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