Oral Cancer Current Research & Programme

Hunting the Silent Killer: Did you know that every day, 2 individuals are diagnosed with mouth cancer? Yet, people on the streets are not aware that such cancer exists. As 70% of all oral cancers occur in Asia, oral cancer research is rarely carried out in the west thus little is known about this particular type of cancer. Oral Cancer is a growth or tumour which occurs on the lips or inside the mouth. These are mainly caused by changes in genes that disrupts the orderly process of cell growth and death. What is CARIF doing about oral cancer? Find out more below: