Vassiliki Cartsos

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Our purpose was to evaluate inherited short tandem repeat polymorphisms of the insulin-like growth factor II receptor gene (IGF2R) in oral cancer risk. The 197 individuals that consented to participate in a hospital-based, case-control study were interviewed with a structured questionnaire and provided blood and saliva. DNA was extracted for genotyping(More)
BACKGROUND The main purpose of the study was to quantify the direct costs of oral cancer treatment to the healthcare system of Greece. Another aim was to identify factors that affect costs and potential cost reduction items. More specifically, we examined the relationship between stage of disease, modality of treatment and total direct costs. METHODS The(More)
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