Oral Cancer and COVID-19

A special issue of Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694). This special issue belongs to the section "Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 July 2024 | Viewed by 87

Special Issue Editor

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cancer is one of the leading diseases causing death in industrialized countries, despite numerous prevention campaigns and recent advances in medical treatments.

The etiopathogenesis of cancer is varied, but it seems that some viruses may also be implicated.

COVID-19 is a disease caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus. Some authors have highlighted that the SARS-CoV-2 virus penetrates the host cell using cellular receptors of the angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), which are well expressed in the oral mucosa and the EMMPRIN receptor, the inducer of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase.

It appears that the two potential receptors of SARS-CoV-2, ACE2 and EMMPRIN have effects on the progression of oral tumors.

Dr. Francesco D'Ambrosio
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • oral cancer
  • COVID-19
  • cancer

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