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Prevention of Oral Cancer

Dr. Kapil Kumar
19 Sep 2018
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Prevention of Oral Cancer is done with the reduction in smoking and alcohol.

Limiting excessive use of alcohol and smoking can largely reduce the risk of having oral cancer. But there is at least one person in four who doesn't fall under this risk factor and yet develops oral cancer. 5 year survival rate in case of oral cancer is as high as 59 percent and it can be prevented effectively by curbing down high-risk behaviour like smoking and alcohol consumption.


Dr. Kapil Kumar

About the Author

Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Kapil Kumar is an Oncologist and cancer specialist practicing at BLK Hospital in Rajendra Place, Delhi. He specializes in Breast cancer, Oncoplastic surgery, Upper G.I. Onco surgery, Pancreatic Biliary surgery, and Thoracic surgery including Esophagus cancer. He has completed his MBBS from Amritsar Government Medical College and Hospital. Further, he pursued MS from Amritsar Government Medical College and Hospital. Dr. Kapil is a member of Indian Society of Oncology (I.S.O.) and International Society of Diseases of Esophagus. He is also a member of Delhi Medical Association (D.M.A.). He got Dhanvantari award from Cholay 1 Foundation for Onco- Surgery work. He has worked in various hospitals as Senior Consultant Oncologist. Dr. Kapil has an experience of more than two and a half decade in this field. BLK Hospital is JCI, NABH and NABL accredited. It is one of the most successful and largest private sector hospitals situated in Delhi. Book appointment with Dr. Kapil Kumar at Elacancer.com.
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