Diagnostic aids in the screening of oral cancer

  title={Diagnostic aids in the screening of oral cancer},
  author={Stefano Fedele},
  journal={Head & Neck Oncology},
  pages={5 - 5}
The World Health Organization has clearly identified prevention and early detection as major objectives in the control of the oral cancer burden worldwide. At the present time, screening of oral cancer and its pre-invasive intra-epithelial stages, as well as its early detection, is still largely based on visual examination of the mouth. There is strong available evidence to suggest that visual inspection of the oral mucosa is effective in reducing mortality from oral cancer in individuals… CONTINUE READING
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