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Flashcards in Oral Deck (10):
1

Reasons for use of chemotherapy with oral cancers (2)?

- Palliation
- Neoadjuvant

2

Surgeries for oral cancer (7)?

- Primary tumor resection
- Mandibular resection
- Maxillectomy
- Moh's microsurgery
- Neck dissection
- Pedicle or free flap reconstruction
- Dental extraction

3

Types of oral cancer (histopathology) (3)?

- Squamous cell carcinoma
- Verrucous carcinoma (Laryngeal, oral and other)
- Minor salivary glands

4

Location of oral cancers (5)?

- Oral tongue
- Lips
- Floor of mouth
- Minor salivary glands
- Gums

5

Symptoms of oral cancers (5):

- Soreness
- Pain
- Lump
- White/red patch
- Sore throat

6

Risk factors for oral cancer (10):

- Tobacco
- Alcohol
- UV Rays
- HPV
- Nutrition
- Plummer-Vinson Syndrome
- Immunosupression
- Mouthwash
- Irritation from dentures
-Lichen Planus

7

How many new cases of oral cancer are there each year?

35,000

8

Deaths from oral cancer each year?

7,500

9

How do they determine that someone has oral cancer?

- Biopsy
- Toluidine (chemicl compund)
- Laser
- Acetic Acid

10

Presentaion of oral cancer (3):

- Leukoplakia
- Erythroplakia
- Dysplasia