Cancer cases are increasing continuously every year around the world. Smoking is considered a major cause of cancer. Doctors tell that eating gutkha, pan masala and khaini causes cancer of the mouth. Also called oral cancer. This is a very common cancer in men. This cancer usually occurs in the cheeks, tongue and gums. Also called head and neck cancer. Millions of people die every year around the world due to oral cancer caused by tobacco. But if the symptoms are recognized at the right time and smoking is not done then this cancer can be prevented. On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, let us know from experts why oral cancer occurs and how we can prevent it.
Dr. Surendra Kumar Dabas, Senior Director, Surgical Oncology, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, said that early detection of symptoms can lead to easy treatment of cancer, but the survival rate of cancer in India as compared to western countries. Rate is low. According to Dr., now many new techniques have come, due to which the treatment of oral cancer can be done easily. In this, with the help of robotic surgery, beauty does not deteriorate and the texture of her face is also fine.
It is important to take care of oral hygiene
Dr. Surendra told that the consumption of tobacco in any form is injurious to health, but even after knowing this truth, most of the youth fall prey to this cancer due to their lifestyle. This cancer is caused by the use of tobacco and oral hygiene can also be caused by not taking care of oral hygiene. Therefore, it is very important to raise awareness to prevent this cancer. Oral cancer can be prevented to a great extent by not smoking or using tobacco. Apart from this, cleaning the teeth regularly is very important.
Cancer can also occur in lymph nodes
Dr. Arun Kumar, Director, Department of Surgical Oncology, Aakash Healthcare Dwarka said that 8 million deaths occur every year due to tobacco consumption. Oral cancer in most of the people is caused by the use of tobacco. Apart from the mouth, this cancer can also occur in the neck and lymph nodes.
According to Dr., those who do bidi. Those who consume tobacco in the form of cigarettes, gutka, khaini, they are more prone to this type of cancer. Quitting or staying away from such habits can be the best protection against oral cancer.
Here are the methods of protection
After the age of 16, all people should get their mouth examined at least once in a month. If there are blisters in the mouth, white spots or blood is coming from the jaws, then the doctors should be consulted immediately. These can be symptoms of cancer in the mouth.