Harefuah 2017 Oct;156(10):645-649
The Padeh Baruch Medical Center, Poriya.
Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993) 2015 Jul;32(3):55-63, 71
Cancer of the oral cavity (Oral cancer) is the 11th most common malignancy in the world, despite the general global trend of a slight decrease in the incidence of oral cancer, tongue cancer incidence is increasing. About 90% of tumors are subtyped to oral Squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The incidence and mortality of this tumor shows variability according to the geographic location in which it is diagnosed, however in the last decade an increase was seen in the percentage of young patients, especially patients with tongue cancer. Read More
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2013 ;14(9):5061-5
Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, India E-mail :
Background: Oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) is the most common cancer diagnosed within the oral cavity worldwide. Many studies in India report OTSCC ranking among the top two most common subsites within the oral cavity. India is often labeled the oral cancer capital of the world. Read More
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 2005 25;67(4):230-6. Epub 2005 Oct 25.
Department of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
This article reports the epidemiological characteristics and the possible contributing etiology of oral cavity cancer in Taiwan. Data on oral cavity cancer from the period between 1986 and 1997 were compiled from the Taiwan Cancer Registry Annual Report. The amount of average annual consumption per person of cigarettes, alcohol and betel nut were extracted from the Annual Report of Taiwan Tobacco and Wine Monopoly Bureau and the Agriculture Counsel of Taiwan. Read More
Eur J Cancer 2015 Jun 20;51(9):1144-63. Epub 2013 Nov 20.
Section of Cancer Information, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France. Electronic address:
Introduction: Smoking prevalence has been declining in men all over Europe, while the trend varies in European regions among women. To study the impact of past smoking prevalence, we present a comprehensive overview of the most recent trends in incidence, during 1988-2010, in 26 countries, of four of the major cancers in the respiratory and upper gastro-intestinal tract associated with tobacco smoking.
Methods: Data from 47 population-based cancer registries for lung, laryngeal, oral cavity and pharyngeal, and oesophageal cancer cases were obtained from the newly developed data repository within the European Cancer Observatory (http://eco. Read More