Oral Cancer

  • Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India July 21, 2014

    Kolkata: One person dies every six hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise in the incidence of the disease, according to a top orthodontist. The situation could be still graver as many cases of the disease went unreported, SecretaryGeneral of the Indian Dental Association Dr....
  • Delhi set to ban gutka soon August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The capital is set to ban gutka sales across the city. The government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that the ban would be put into effect soon. The Sheila Dikshit government was replying to a PIL demanding a ban on gutka products. The PIL was filed by doctors...
  • A cup of coffee a day keeps oral cancer away June 22, 2010

    London:Good news for caffeine addicts! A new study has observed that drinking four cups of coffee a day helps provide protection against oral cancer. The study has also noted that some of the 1,000 chemicals - including antioxidants - present in coffee can act as protection against many types of...
  • Brave tales of cancer survivors November 7, 2006

    New Delhi: 'You've got cancer'. These three words are no longer considered the most dreaded medical diagnosis, because while there is no preventive, doctors increasingly emphasise that early detection is the key. Krishen Gopal Arora was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus earlier this year. He waited for six months...