Oral Cancer, Volume 1
new edition of the definitive Oral Cancer, provides a multidisciplinary approach to oral cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. The effective combination of both authoritative text and colored atlas has produced a thorough examination into this complex disease. Updates include (1) epidemiology, demographics and trends, (2) maxillofacial prosthetics, newer materials and advances in implants, and (3) managing complications in therapy. Expansions in this Fifth Edition comprise (1) new data on viral etiology, genetics and cell markers of oral cancer, and premalignant lesions, (2) diagnosis, staging, imaging, and nutrition, (3) genomics and molecular progression, (4) control of malignant lesions with newer data on agents, mechanisms, and the effectiveness of chemoprevention, and (5) additional illustrations in the MR imaging and PET scans section. New coverage incorporates (1) therapeutic advances in surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, (2) newer agents, including combinations, radiation, survival morbidity, and quality of life, (3) newer and expanded tobacco data, along with smoking cessation, (4) sections on nutritional biochemistry and modern molecular analysis, and (5) new therapies for salivary gland malignancies.
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