Oral Cancer

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Jatin P. Shah, Newell W. Johnson, John G. Batsakis, John G Batsakis
Thieme, 2003 - Medical - 496 pages

Although largely preventable, oral cancer continues to be the sixth most common cancer worldwide. A state-of-the-art compendium on all major advances in the field, Oral Cancer covers current assessment methods; clinical course; surgical treatment; complication management; etiology and risk factors; adjuvant treatment options such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy; and much more! You will find essential background on pathology and biology; advanced surgical techniques; and superb clinical illustrations that demonstrate the authors goal of preservation of patient form and function.

Key features:

  • Authoritative chapters on pathobiology of oral cancer
  • More than 550 outstanding full-color photographs and drawings that clarify all points
  • Latest methods to promptly identify oral malignancies and implement a wide variety of modern multidisciplinary medical and surgical treatments
  • Chapters on current post-treatment rehabilitation methods, including prosthetics and implantology
  • Thorough coverage of recent advances in palliative care for head and neck cancer patients
  • Written by an international team of multidisciplinary experts

Addressing the broad spectrum of issues related to effective management of patients with oral cancer, this book is a key resource for head and neck surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons, oral surgeons, and dentists.

(Distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz)

 

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Contents

Global epidemiology
3
Newell W Johnson
33
Clinical pathology of oral cancer
77
The histology of oral cancer
131
John G Batsakis
167
129
180
Workup and staging
201
Factors affecting choice of treatment
209
Cervical lymph nodes
218
15
387
Snehal G Patel and Jatin P Shah
395
Snehal G Patel and Jatin P Shah
401
Prevention of oral cancer
459
Index
483
401
491
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Professor Emeritus and Former Chairman, University of Texas

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