According to the national survey done on 2007 ,1813 Oral Cancer Patients have been reported from the country and out of that number 1415 patients are males.Around 70% of these patients are in their last stage of the cancers it has been revealed.
As the oral cancers are high among local males especially within the low incoming community,who are having the bad habit of chewing tobacco and areco nuts with betel leaves Oncologists have urged those to seek treatment soon after they developed symptoms inside their mouth . A large number of Oral Cancer patients are seeking medical treatment in the last stage of the cancer due to their inability to commit a day off from their work for treatment as they are involved in work based on daily pay it has been revealed.
Around 28 Cancer Agents in Tobacco and 4 Alcoloides contained in Areco nuts are identified
as the causes for the oral cancers .A white or Red spots appeared inside the mouth ,red areas appeared inside the mouth,irritation and inability of opening the mouth are among the major symptoms of oral cancer.