Salah I. Hanouneh

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Oral cancer awareness among future dental practitioners may have an impact on the early detection and prevention of oral cancer. A cross-sectional survey was undertaken to assess the current knowledge of future Saudi dentists on oral cancer and their opinions on oral cancer prevention. A pretested questionnaire was sent to 550 undergraduate dental students(More)
Our study is aimed to characterize alteration in the immunohistochemical expression of p21 and p53 in normal tissue of the salivary gland surrounding carcinoma arising in pleomorphic adenoma, and the tumor cells of carcinoma arising in pleomorphic adenoma as well as to identify whether the induction of expression p21 is dependent on or independent of p53 in(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a 1-week postoperative course of 600 mg of ibuprofen taken four times a day on marginal bone level around oral implants. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-eight patients were allocated to the ibuprofen group (14 patients) or no-ibuprofen group (14 patients). Overall, 57 implants were inserted, 31 implants in the ibuprofen(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) immunoreactivity in colorectal adenocarcinomas and to find correlations with different pathological features. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 35 cases of colorectal carcinoma for which surgical colectomy specimens were collected. Immunohistochemical staining of COX-2(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to characterize alteration in the immunohistochemical expression of p16 in normal tissue of the salivary gland surrounding pleomorphic adenoma, and the tumor cells of pleomorphic adenomas. MATERIAL AND METHOD A selected series of 120 cases of pleomorphic adenomas were examined. RESULTS The results showed that p16 expression in(More)
Cancer is a worldwide disease, and the psychosocial concerns are nearly universal among patients with cancer. The purpose of this study is to investigate the psychosocial correlates of life satisfaction among patients diagnosed with cancer in Jordan. A cross-sectional survey using 92 patients diagnosed with cancer used to collect data in regard to life(More)
This review will highlight some current areas of difficulty or controversy in diagnosis and treatment of nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). The odontogenic keratocyst (OKC) has significant growth capacity and recurrence potential and is occasionally indicative of the NBCCS. The objective of this study is to clarify the causes of the recurrence of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES There is an increasing likelihood of malignant change in pleomorphic adenoma (PA) with time. This extensive review aims to highlight the current areas of difficulty or controversy in the diagnosis of malignant transformation of pleomorphic adenoma - a subject of most interest and challenge to a pathologist. It is also the objective(More)
Men's participation in family planning has become a cornerstone in women's reproductive health. The aim of this study was to examine knowledge, attitudes and practice towards family planning of Jordanian men in southern Jordan. In a cross-sectional descriptive study in 2012, structured interviews were made with 104 married men in Aqaba and Ma'an(More)
BACKGROUND Alcohol abuse is a common problem that is socially, psychologically and economically devastating to health of individuals. OBJECTIVES the purpose of this study was to examine the interrelationship between alcohol relapse, self efficacy, perceived social support, and perceived stress among individual diagnosed with alcohol dependence. METHODS(More)