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Textbook of Oral Cancer [electronic resource] : Prevention, Diagnosis and Management /
edited by Saman Warnakulasuriya, John S. Greenspan.
1st ed. 2020.
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
XIII, 452 p. 197 illus., 184 illus. in color. online resource.
9783030323158 (print), 9783030323165, 9783030323172 (print), 9783030323189 (print)
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Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
9783030323158 (print)
9783030323172 (print)
9783030323189 (print)
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Introduction -- Epidemiology and Risk Factors: Epidemiology of Oral Cancer -- Risk Factors for Cancer of the Mouth and Oropharynx -- Human Papillomavirus Infection -- Clinico-Pathological Aspects: Clinical Presentation and Differential Diagnosis of Oral Cancer -- Staging of Oral Cancer -- Pathology of Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers -- Diagnostic Investigations: Biopsy Techniques -- Adjunctive Techniques -- Detection Techniques and Screening for HPV -- Diagnostic Imaging Techniques -- Natural History: Potentially Malignant Disorders of the Oral Cavity -- Malignant Transformation of Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders -- Molecular and Signalling Pathways during Oral Carcinogenesis -- Early Detection and Prevention: Early Diagnosis of Oral Cancer -- Screening for Oral Cancer -- Life-style Interventions for Oral Cancer Prevention -- Chemoprevention in Oral Cancer -- Management: General Workup Prior to the Treatment Phase of Oral Cancer -- Basic Surgical Principles and Techniques -- Assessment of Surgical Margins -- Chemo-Radiotherapy in Oral Cancer -- De-acceleration of Treatment for HPV Positive Tumours of the Oropharynx -- Treatment of the Neck -- Factors Affecting Survival Following Oral Cancer -- Supportive and Palliative Care for Oral Cancer Patients -- Molecular Targeted Therapies for Advanced Cases of Oral Cancer -- Immunotherapy Based Approaches for Treatment of Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer -- Outlook and Special Topics in Oral Cancer: Cancer Biology and Carcinogenesis -- Stem Cell Research -- Controversies and Risk Factors of Limited Evidence for Oral Cancer -- Future Application of Molecular Techniques for Diagnosis and Prediction of Prognosis of Oral Cancer.
This comprehensive multidisciplinary book examines all aspects of cancers of the mouth and oropharynx with the aim of equipping advanced students and practitioners in the early stages of specialist training with an up-to-date guide and reference. A multinational team of authors - all experts in the field of oral oncology - provide illuminating contributions on the full range of relevant topics: epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, staging and prognostic factors, pathology, diagnostic techniques, disease prevention, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. Molecular biology, molecular targeted therapies for advanced cases, and future diagnostic and prognostic applications of new technologies also receive careful attention. In providing a wealth of essential information and guidance in a practical format, the book will be a superb asset for senior graduate students in dentistry and specialist trainees in head and neck oncology. It will also be of high value for the many physicians, surgeons, pathologists, dentists, and specialists involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity and oropharynx.
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