Relationship of secretor status in patients with oral cancers
Keywords:Cancers, Oral. Leukoplakia, Oral. Mouth. Mouth Mucosa. Health. Lewis Blood-Group System. Areca. ABO Blood-Group System. Saliva.
Present study was designed to find the association of secretor status with oral cancers. In this study 50 diagnosed cases of oral cancers and 50 healthy controls were selected. Secretor status on saliva sample was performed in all these subjects. 39 (78%) subjects were secretors and 11 (22%) were non secretors in control group. 28 (56%) patients with oral cancers were secretors and 22 (44%) were non secretors. Conclusions: Oral cancer was found to be associated with non-secretor status.
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