Oral Cavity Cancer: Risk Factors, Pathology, and Management

@article{Ernani2015OralCC,
  title={Oral Cavity Cancer: Risk Factors, Pathology, and Management},
  author={V. Ernani and N. Saba},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={89},
  pages={187 - 195}
}
  • V. Ernani, N. Saba
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Oral cavity cancers are predominantly squamous cell carcinomas, which arise from premalignant lesions through a multistep carcinogenesis process. Tobacco and alcohol are the major etiologic factors, although human papillomavirus has also recently been implicated as a causative agent. The possibility of a second primary malignancy should be considered during the diagnostic evaluation of head and neck cancers, as well as during the posttreatment surveillance phase. The goals of treatment are not… CONTINUE READING
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