Comprehensive Approach to Oral Cancer is an in-depth reference guide that covers all aspects of the diagnosis and management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation. By integrating current scientific knowledge into a manual for comprehensive care of the oral cavity cancer patient, this book will fill a substantial void in the literature. Further key features are thorough attention to the practical significance of emerging technology and the inclusion of contributions from authors in diverse geographic locations and practice settings in order to ensure that the guidance is of global relevance. The clearly written text is supported by ample illustrations and by case studies highlighting important practical issues.
This volume, on epidemiology and etiology, opens by discussing oral carcinogenesis, tumor biology, and epidemiology. The histopathologic features of malignant and premalignant oral cavity neoplasms are then described, and detailed advice is provided on screening methods and the early detection, prevention, and management of potentially malignant lesions.
Table of Contents
Oral Carcinogenesis.- Biologic Basis of Personalized Therapy in Oral Cancer.- Etiology of Oral Cancer.- Human Papilloma Virus.- Epidemiology of Oral Cancer.-Histopathology Malignant and Premalignant Oral Cavity Neoplasms.- Screening for Oral Cavity Cancer.- Advances in Early Detectionand Diagnostic Adjuncts in Oral Cavity Cancer.- Oral Submucous Fibrosis.- Oral Potentially Maglignant Lesions: Classification and Comprehensive Management.
Moni Abraham Kuriakose, BSc, BDS, MB ChB, FDSRCS, FFDRCS, FRCS Ed, FRCS (Maxillofacial Surgery), is Director of the Translational Research Program and Attending Surgeon in the Department of Head and Neck/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, and Professor of Surgery, Director of the Department of Surgical Oncology, and Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncology at the Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City, Anekal Taluk, Bangalore, India. In addition, he is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Otolaryngology at New York University. Dr. Kuriakose has received numerous honors and awards and has held many national and international leadership positions, including as Chairman of the Oral Cancer Special Interest Group, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (since 2008), Chairman of the IAOMS Oral Oncology Special Interest Group (also since 2008), and Secretary General of the International Academy of Oral Oncology (since 2013). He is a member of the editorial boards for Oral Oncology and the Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, and a reviewer for a number of other leading journals. Dr. Kuriakose’s research group focuses on two key challenges: Can we downstage head and neck cancer at diagnosis? Can we cure recurrent and metastatic head and neck cancer? He has been the principal investigator on many research projects and is the author of almost 100 peer-reviewed publications.
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