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Oral Second Primary Cancer

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 159-160

Keywords : oral cancer; tobacco; alcohol; nicotine; second primary cancer (SPC); Squamous cell carcinoma;

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Increase in the prevalence of subsequent malignancy after cancer treatment reflects improvements in early detection, supportive care and treatment. 67 yrs old female presented with proliferative lesion 2cms left upper alveolus in 2016. Biopsy proved as squamous cell carcinoma. She is a known case of advanced carcinoma of left lower alveolus underwent composite resection and adjuvant Radiation seven years back (2009). She underwent partial maxillectomy now. She is alive without disease and on regular follow up. InterestinglySecond oral cancer is not much reported in the literature.

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