Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) – molecular, viral and bacterial concepts
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Department of Virology, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz   

Department of Virology, Medical University, ul Chodźki 1, 20-093 Lublin, Poland
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2014;8(2):61-66
Head and neck cancers constitute the sixth most common malignant tumours worldwide, and are one of the majors problems of global public health. In the oral cavity there are several types of oral cancers, but around 90% are squamous cell carcinoma. Many different risk factors play a role in the etiology of head and neck cancer. The aim of this study is presentation from the aspect of molecular, viral and bacterial infection. Knowledge about all factors which influence the development of these malignances is essential for diagnostics and successful treatment.
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