A patient presented to us with an oral cancer.

A patient presented to us with an oral cancer.(Oral squamous cell carcinoma r/s mandibular retromolar area)
Most oral cancers are linked to tobacco use and chewing betal quid with areca nut. All forms of tobacco and areca nut increase the risk for this cancer, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis and smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco and snuff). The longer you use tobacco and the more you use, the greater your risk. The risk for oral cancer greatly increases when smoking is combined with using smokeless tobacco, drinking alcohol or both. Continuing to smoke after treatment for oral cancer increases the risk of developing a second oral cancer.

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