Evaluation of screening for oral cancer and precancer in a company headquarters.

@article{Downer1995EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of screening for oral cancer and precancer in a company headquarters.},
  author={Martin C. Downer and A. Wayne Evans and C M Hughes Hallet and J A Jullien and Paul M Speight and Joanna M Zakrzewska},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          84-8
        }
}
Oral cancer and precancer appear to fulfil many of the criteria for a disease suitable for mass screening. Several commercial organisations in the UK have introduced screening for their employees. One program has been formally evaluated over the course of 1 yr. Of 553 company headquarters staff aged > or = 40 yr, 292 (53%) responded to the well-publicised screening invitation and received a simple clinical examination of the oral mucosa from one of two company dentists. In addition, 17 staff… CONTINUE READING

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