Current Aspects on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Anastasios K Markopoulos*
Oral Medicine/Pathology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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Oral squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignant epithelial neoplasm affecting the oral cavity. This article overviews the essential points of oral squamous cell carcinoma, highlighting its risk and genomic factors, the potential malignant disorders and the therapeutic approaches. It also emphasizes the importance of the early diagnosis.

Keywords:: Oral squamous cell carcinoma, overview.