Mini Review
Volume 20 Issue 8 - 2021
NF-KB - A Key Transcription Factor in Progression of Oral Cancer
Shrihari TG*
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Krishna Devaraya College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author: Shrihari TG, Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Krishna Devaraya College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Received: June 05, 2021; Published: July 29, 2021


Oral cancer is a leading cancer in south East Asia and India due to extensive use of tobacco and alcohol. Tobacco and alcohol induced release of inflammatory mediators activate NF-KB, a key ubiquitous transcription factor involved in tumor progression by activation of inflammatory mediators. This article brief about the role of NF-KB transcription factor in progression of oral cancer.

Keywords: Oral Cancer; NF-KB Transcription Factor; Tobacco; Alcohol


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