Demographic variables associated with oral squamous cell carcinoma in a small subset of population at a tertiary care hospital of Lahore

Demographic OSCC


  • Tallat Anwar Faridi University Institute of Public health, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The UNiversity of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • SamiUllah Mumtaz Department of Medicine, Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Umar Raees Pakistan Council of Research In Water Resources, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Uzma Rafi Department of Biology, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore. Pakistan
  • Maria Fareed Siddiqui Department of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Azzam Khan Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus, Pakistan
  • Iqra Hamid



oral cancer, gutka, pan, sapari, Substance abuse


Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) is life-threatening disease in South-Asian Countries where there is more consumption of tobacco, gutka and other substance of abuse. Objective: To evaluate the demographic variables in a small subset of population at a tertiary case hospital of Lahore Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital of Lahore, Pakistan and a designed proforma was used for data collection after consent of patients. Results: Majority of the patients were males, frequent age group was 60-80 years and well differentiated carcinoma patients were more as compared to other grades Conclusions: Regular oral checkup for smokers and drinkers and preventive measures should be taken for discouraging and giving up the smoking.


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DOI: 10.54393/df.v3i01.26
Published: 2021-06-30

How to Cite

Faridi, T. A. ., Mumtaz, S., Raees, U., Rafi, U., Siddiqui, M. F., Khan, M. A., & Hamid, I. (2021). Demographic variables associated with oral squamous cell carcinoma in a small subset of population at a tertiary care hospital of Lahore: Demographic OSCC. DIET FACTOR (Journal of Nutritional and Food Sciences), 2(01), 21–25.



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