Low level of awareness among the population and the care providers is one of the biggest contributing factors for the continued neglect of dental care.
According to the World Health Organization, oral cancer is the eleventh most common type of cancer worldwide.
Over 25 percent of the total cancer patients in India suffer from oral and throat cancers, doctors at the AIIMS.
A new therapy containing broccoli sprout extract has been found to protect not only mice against oral cancer but proved tolerable in a small group of healthy human volunteers.
The humble turmeric - a familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking - may help treat oral cancers caused by a virus, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, claim.
One out of eight men and one out of nine women have the possibility of developing cancer in their lifetime, the government has revealed.