A comprehensive salivary analysis for oral cancer diagnosis

  title={A comprehensive salivary analysis for oral cancer diagnosis},
  author={Thomas Shpitzer and G. Shabani Bahar and Raphael M Feinmesser and R M Nagler},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
This study utilized comprehensive salivary analysis to evaluate biochemical and immunological parameters in the saliva of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients. Whole saliva was collected from 25 otherwise healthy OSCC patients and compared to 25 healthy, age- and gender-matched individuals. All OSCC lesions were located at the lateral aspect of the mobile tongue. The salivary parameters analyzed included: sodium (Na), potassium (K), calcium (Ca), inorganic phosphate (P), magnesium (Mg… CONTINUE READING
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