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.
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