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Professionals - early diagnosis
A UK web site providing good information on Aetiology, Prevention, Examination and Clinical Presentation of Oral Cancer.
Thursday 11 May, 2000
News about oral cancer being misdiagnosed by different doctors on 19 separate occasions.
To download a copy of this brochure from The Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute, please click here (PDF 1.1Mb)
Preventive dentistry doesn’t immediately conjure up an image of mouth cancer prevention, does it? But as dentists, our role is to prevent and treat oral disease.
A qualified GDP can expect to see at least a couple of mouth cancer lesions during their practising lifetime. Obviously this is an average statistic affected by geographical location and social class of clientele, much like the statistics for caries. For both caries and mouth cancer, prevention of the disease is better than treatment, and early treatment results in less damage to the patient.
Improve your knowledge of the prevention and detection of oral cancer, including what to look out for and when and how to respond.
This toolkit covers oral and oropharyngeal cancers including lip cancer.