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Editors: Frederik L. Nielsen
Book Description:
Oral cancer is any cancerous tissue growth located in the mouth. It may arise as a primary lesion originating in any of the oral tissues, by metastasis from a distant site of origin, or by extension from a neighboring anatomic structure, such as the nasal cavity or the maxillary sinus. Oral cancers may originate in any of the tissues of the mouth, and may be of varied histologic types: teratoma, adenocarcinoma derived from a major or minor salivary gland, lymphoma from tonsillar or other lymphoid tissue, or melanoma from the pigment producing cells of the oral mucosa. Far and away the most common oral cancer is squamous cell carcinoma, originating in the tissues that line the mouth and lips. Oral or mouth cancer most commonly involves the tissue of the lips or the tongue. It may also occur on the floor of the mouth, cheek lining, gingiva (gums), or palate (roof of the mouth). Most oral cancers look very similar under the microscope and are called squamous cell carcinoma. These are malignant and tend to spread rapidly. This book presents important new research in the field.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Short Communication

Epidemiological Correlation between Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Tumors
pp. 1-9
(Marta Ujpal, Zsuzanna Suba, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Semmelweis Univ., Budapest, Hungary)

Research and Review Studies

Chapter I - Recent Progress in Molecular Targets and Oncology Therapeutics; pp. 13-54
(Jun Murakami, Jun-ichi Asaumi, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Hidetsugu Tsujigiwa, Dept. of Virology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama Univ., Okayama, Japan)

Chapter II - Current Therapies and Future Treatment Modalities for Oral Cavity Cancer; pp. 55-72
(Constance Q. Zhou, Robert J. DeFatta, Dept. of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, Yadranko Ducic, Dept. of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, Division of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas)

Chapter III - Current Trends in Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment;
pp. 73-90
(Alfio Jose Tincani, Head and Neck Division, Dept. of Surgery, Univ. of Campinas, Brazil)

Chapter IV - Periodontitis and the Risk of Oral Cancer; pp. 91-106
(Mine Tezal, Maureen A. Sullivan, State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY)

Chapter V - Lower Lip Reconstruction following Resection of Malignant Tumors; pp. 107-124
(Kenji Yano, Ken Matsuda, Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka Univ. Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan)

Chapter VI - Epidemiological Research: An Essential, Integral Component of Patient Care; pp. 125-142
(E.M. O'Sullivan, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dept., Cork Univ. Dental Hospital, Cork, Ireland)

Chapter VII - Genotoxic Potential of Compounds used in Dental Practice: A Controversial Issue; pp. 143-156
(Daniel Araki Ribeiro, Dept. of Health Sciences, Federal Univ. of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, Daisy Maria Favero Salvadori, Dept. of Pathology, Botucatu Medical School, Sao Paulo State Univ., SP, Brazil)

Chapter VIII - Systemic Risk Factors for Oral Cancer: Estrogen Deficiency and Insulin Resistance; pp. 157-172
(Zsuzsanna, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology Unit, Semmelweis Univ., Budapest, Hungary)

Chapter IX - The Prognostic and Predictive Value of ECM Proteins in Oral Cancer. Clinicopathological and Immunohistochemical Aspects;
pp. 173-186
(Nemeth, Suba, Semmelweis Univ. Budapest, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Mathe, Semmelweis Univ. Budapest, Dept. of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research)

Chapter X - Opinions in Oral Cacinogenesis Prevention; pp. 187-197
(Zeng-Tong Zhou, Wei-Wen Jiang, Yu-Feng Wang, Dept. of Oral Medicine, Institute of Stomatology, The Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 1-60021-865-2
   Status: AV
  
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