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The objective of this article is to critically review the rationale for the changes in the staging of the oral cavity cancers.
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Name: Oral oncology
The 8th edition of the AJCC has introduced a new nodal staging system for head and neck cancers. Alternate nodal staging systems exist, however they have not been compared to the current AJCC staging ...
We observed that a prominent strip of depapillated mucosa surrounded tongue carcinomas. This study evaluates its correlation with other prognosticating factors.
Cigarette smoking is a common risk factor for diseases and cancers. Oral microbiota is also associated with diseases and cancers. However, little is known about the impact of cigarette smoking on the ...
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a normal form of mouth cancer, comprising the majority of oral cancers. A large number of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been reported due to their oncogen...
Contralateral lymph node (LN) involvement is a prognostic factor in clinical staging of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), while pathologic nodal staging in the AJCC 8th edition for human ...
This phase II trial studies how well radiation therapy works for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancer that are spreading to other places in the body (metastatic). Radiation therapy use...
The role of vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) and its receptors induced lymphangiogenesis and host inflammatory responses on the carcinogenesis of oral cancers and premalignant...
The purpose of this study is to determine if RRx-001, which is added on to the cisplatin and radiation treatment, reduces the duration or length of severe oral mucositis in patients with h...
Two hundred HCC patients with partial hepatectomy were enrolled as a cohort for observational study. The inclusion criterion was intended curative hepatectomy for HCC patients by image ana...
This study will assess the benefit of postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with an early oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) having tumor thickness more than or equal to 5mm. Th...
A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)
The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Rare autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by mesenchymal and epithelial neoplasms at multiple sites. MUTATION of the p53 tumor suppressor gene, a component of the DNA DAMAGE response pathway, apparently predisposes family members who inherit it to develop certain cancers. The spectrum of cancers in the syndrome was shown to include, in addition to BREAST CANCER and soft tissue sarcomas (SARCOMA); BRAIN TUMORS; OSTEOSARCOMA; LEUKEMIA; and ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA.
Disorders of the mouth attendant upon non-oral disease or injury.
Dentistry is the study, management and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, teeth and their supporting tissues (Oxford Medical Dictionary) The work of a dentist ranges from regular patient check-up to orthodontics and surgery....