Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, India
*Corresponding Author: Mahesh KP, Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, JSS Dental College and Hospital, JSSAHER, Mysore, India.
Received: July 12, 2018; Published: August 16, 2018
Citation: Mahesh KP. “Nanotheranostics-Novel Modality for Integrating Diagnosis and Therapy for Oral Cancer". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.9 (2018).
One of the most fatal health problems faced by the mankind is oral cancer. Sixth most common cancer in the world today is oral cancer including pharyngeal carcinoma. Tobacco and tobacco related products, alcohol, genetic predisposition and hormonal factors are proved as possible causative factors. Therapy which are initiated at different stages and are started selectively. Above mentioned treatment have various drawbacks, it may be at the level of diagnosis, assessment of various surrounding vital structure and treatment planning. To overcome these difficulties a novel way of treating oral cancer -Nanotheranostics will be introduced in these article.
Keywords: Nanotheranostics; Oral Cancer
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