oral cancer

Causes of Oral Cancer

Dr. Sudarsan De
19 Sep 2018
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Oral Cancer is caused by DNA mutation and presence of familial history in men and poor nutrition.

It is believed that DNA mutations in the cells inside the mouth cause abnormal growth of cells leading to the formation of tumor inside the mouth. Now, the reason of DNA mutation is unknown. It can be due to changes in environmental factors or other risk factors. The risk factors of Oral Cancer include Human Papillomavirus Infection (HPV) Infection, familial history of cancer, poor nutrition, weak immune system of the body, smoking, chewing tobacco, drinking alcohol as well as exposure to sun radiations.


Dr. Sudarsan De

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Sudarsan De is a Radiation Oncologist and Cancer specialist at Jaypee Hospital in Sector 128, Noida. Dr. Sudarshan has completed his MBBS from Calcutta University in the year 1979. Further, he pursued MD in Radiotherapy from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1984. Dr. Sudarsan specializes in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT), Head and Neck Cancer, 4D Gated RT, 3DCRT, Brachytherapy, Genitourinary Cancer and Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT). He is a member of Association of Radiation Oncologist of India and Indian Society of Oncology. Later, he became an eminent member of European Society of Gynae Oncology, European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology and American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology. Dr. Sudarsan De practices at Jaypee Hospital, a Cancer hospital and Research Institute situated in Sector 128, Noida. Dr. Sudarshan has a practicing experience of about three decades in the field of radiation oncology. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Sudarsan De at Elacancer.com.
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