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Title Improving outcomes in oral cancer : a clinical and translational update / Deepak Kademani, editor
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (vii, 189 pages) : 88 illustrations, 84 illustrations in color
Contents Oral Epithelial Dysplasia -- Chemoprevention in Oral Cancer -- Diagnostic Adjuncts for Screening and Surveillance in Head and Neck Cancer -- Current Updates in Staging and Prognosis in Oral Cancer -- Surgical Factors Affecting Outcomes in Oral Cancer -- Pathological Factors Affecting Outcomes in Oral Cancer -- Genetic Factors Affecting Outcomes in Oral Cancer -- Factors Affecting Response and Survival in Radiotherapy -- Novel and Emerging Chemotherapeutic Agents in Head and Neck Cancer -- Immunotherapy in Oral Cancer -- Recurrent Oral Cancer and Salvage Options -- Reconstruction of Oral Cancer Defects -- Predicting QOL After Oral Cancer Treatment
Summary This book brings together experts in the field of maxillofacial and head and neck oncology to provide a comprehensive clinical and translational update on oral cancer that focuses especially on prognosis. Readers will find up-to-date information on disease staging and the pathological, genetic, and surgical factors that affect patient outcomes. Individual chapters describe the most recent advances in radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, again with careful analysis of the treatment-related factors relevant to response and survival. Management of premalignant lesions and risk factors for malignant transformation are discussed, and the latest knowledge on chemoprevention is presented. Further topics to be addressed include reconstruction of oral cancer defects, salvage options in the event of recurrence, and the prediction of quality of life following treatment. The book will be of value to all clinicians who care for patients with oral cancer in their everyday practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2019)
Subject Mouth -- Cancer.
Mouth Neoplasms
Mouth -- Cancer.
Form Electronic book
Author Kademani, Deepak., editor
ISBN 9783030300944