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Divya Kanimozhi, Edwina, Anjali, Santhakumari, & Monnica
2017 Open Access Journal International Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences   unpublished
Keywords: Free radicals, Antioxidants, Neutraceuticals, premalignant lesion, oral cancer Oral cancer is the deadliest of diseases all over the world. It can be treated primarily by surgery with or without adjuvant radiotherapy and or chemotherapy. Antioxidants are intimately involved in preventing cell damage or death of the cells. Whether antioxidants can protect the human population from diseases like leukoplakia, lichen planus, carcinoma in situ or oral cancer and also from cancers of the
more » ... m cancers of the upper aero digestive tract i.e. larynx, pharynx and esophagus and increase the life expectancy is still a debate. Recently, there is an upsurge in prevention of diseases induced by free radicals. This review elicits the impact of antioxidants on oral lesions.