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Even as tobacco and alcohol use continue to drive the tide of head and neck cancers in Kerala, the number of young patients - who have never smoked or chewed tobacco in their lives – developing oral cancers is becoming alarmingly high, researchers say. According to them, there is something beyond habits which is driving this new syndrome of non-habit oral cancers in the region. With the puzzle proving hard to solve, the Regional Cancer Centre of Kerala (RCC) is teaming up with the National Cancer Centre (NCC), Singapore, for a collaborative research project to look into it. The attempt is to perform molecular studies and genome sequencing of tumors to identify genetic markers which might be causing these non-habit cancers. Dr. Gopal Iyer, consultant head and neck surgeon at NC...

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