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Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma


Oral squamous cell carcinoma is a malignant tumor that arises from the squamous epithelial cells lining the oral cavity. It is the most common type of oral cancer and can occur in various areas, such as the lips, tongue, floor of the mouth, and gums. Risk factors include tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption, poor oral hygiene, and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.