Utility of oral cancer diagnostic adjuncts in the adult US populations.

@article{Bhoopathi2013UtilityOO,
  title={Utility of oral cancer diagnostic adjuncts in the adult US populations.},
  author={Vinodh Bhoopathi and Ana Karina Mascarenhas},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={363-7}
}
BACKGROUND Utility of diagnostic adjuncts (DAs) in an adult population with a low oral and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) prevalence is unclear. In this study, we compare the effectiveness of DAs and clinicians' conventional oral examination (COE) in detecting oral and pharyngeal cancers (OPC), in high-risk (HR) users, low-risk (LR) and alcohol, and in the overall… CONTINUE READING