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1980). Mallaowalla et at. (1976) reported that 68% of the 22 oral cancers in their study developed from precancer, namely, leukoplakia. 2 (Gupta et at. 1989). Thus, oral precancer plays a vital role in the pathogenesis of oral cancer. Oral precancer is divided into (i) precancerous lesions and (ii) precancerous conditions (Pindborg 1980). A precancerous lesion is defined as morphologically altered tissue in which cancer is more likely to occur compared with its apparently normal counterpart. Erythroplakia and leukoplakia are examples of precancerous lesions.
To overcome this problem, the feasibility of incorporating early detection of oral cancer by the paramedical workers (basic health workers) of the governmental health care system was investigated (Mehta et al. 1986). In this study, some 53 basic health workers attached to various primary health centers catering to a population of 470000 villagers Cancer of the Oral Cavity 23 were specially trained for this purpose. In a I-year period, during their routine house-to-house visits, they examined 39000 of the estimated 117000 high-risk group individuals.
Role of Oral Precancer The term oral precancer encompasses a group of lesions or conditions which are precursors to oral cancer. They share the same etiologic factors as well as the same site versus habit relationship. K. Daftary et al. Fig. 2. a Nodular leukoplakia characterized by white nodules on an erythematous base in the buccal mucosa. b Three years later, cancer developed in this lesion a location that has intimate contact with betel quid. During the past 25 years, extensive cross-sectional (Mehta et at.