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Letter to The Editor


Micronuclei in buccal smears: A potential tool to assess genotoxic DNA damage due to tobacco which may lead to oral cancer

Suresh Amin
Retired Consultant Pathologist, Co PI MN Project, MS University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Corresponding Author:

Suresh Amin

Retired Consultant Pathologist, Co PI MN Project, MS University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
E-mail: suamin_2001@yahoo.com

Corresponding Author:

Suresh Amin

Retired Consultant Pathologist, Co PI MN Project, MS University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
E-mail: suamin_2001@yahoo.com

DOI:10.18203/issn.2456-3994.IntJMolImmunoOncol20180472

ABSTRACT


A 42-year–old young man had a tobacco chewing habit of more than 20 years. On the basis of micronuclei (MN) score 26, he was persuaded to quit
Keywords: Micronuclei, oral cancer, tobacco, dna damage