Without early detection, oral cancer is deadly. Protect your patients by applying the latest clinical interventions.
Rates of new oral cancer cases continue to increase and mortality rates remain alarmingly high. Oral cancer may be preceded by clinically identifiable precancerous changes in the oral mucosa, which offer a therapeutic window of opportunity to intervene and halt disease progression to carcinoma development.
Written and edited by prominent researchers in the field, Oral Precancer:
- Reviews current scientific research on precancer conditions of the oral cavity providing evidence-based analysis of the nature and behavior of potentially malignant and deforming oral diseases
- Explains the principles of prevention, diagnosis and management of potentially malignant disorders of the oral cavity
- Details a practical and reliable interventional treatment strategy to facilitate early diagnosis and effective treatment of both precancer and early invasive carcinoma
- Contains a chapter devoted to illustrative case histories, high-quality, color, clinical photos, reference sections in each chapter listing relevant review articles, and more
Peter Thomson is Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In recognition of his research into oral cancer & precancer, he has been awarded both a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England & a King James IV Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.