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What are the statistics of people getting oral cancer based on their ethnicity?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Ethnicity does not

Play a role in oral cancer, but asians are more at risk for nasopharynx.
Dominent risks are tobacco and alcohol. Viruses associated with nasopharynx (ebstein barr) and oropharynx (human papiloma virus).

In brief: Ethnicity does not

Play a role in oral cancer, but asians are more at risk for nasopharynx.
Dominent risks are tobacco and alcohol. Viruses associated with nasopharynx (ebstein barr) and oropharynx (human papiloma virus).
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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In brief: Not equal results

Ethnicity based( settle et al .
Brawley ) incidence of oropharyngeal incidence is slightly higher in black males than white, shorter survival rate, late diagnosis , prevalence of hpv infections, diet alcohol, tobacco use was attributed for lower survival rate . Med lit what really means equal treatment has not achieved for equal disease . Same disease incidence is less in asians.

In brief: Not equal results

Ethnicity based( settle et al .
Brawley ) incidence of oropharyngeal incidence is slightly higher in black males than white, shorter survival rate, late diagnosis , prevalence of hpv infections, diet alcohol, tobacco use was attributed for lower survival rate . Med lit what really means equal treatment has not achieved for equal disease . Same disease incidence is less in asians.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Unclear

Ethnicity based incidence of oropharyngeal incidence is slightly higher in black males than white, shorter survival rate, late diagnosis , prevalence of hpv infections, diet alcohol, tobacco use was attributed for lower survival rate .
Med lit what really means equal treatment has not achieved for equal disease . Same disease incidence is less in asians. Source (HealthTa

In brief: Unclear

Ethnicity based incidence of oropharyngeal incidence is slightly higher in black males than white, shorter survival rate, late diagnosis , prevalence of hpv infections, diet alcohol, tobacco use was attributed for lower survival rate .
Med lit what really means equal treatment has not achieved for equal disease . Same disease incidence is less in asians. Source (HealthTa
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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