Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 150 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oral leukoplakia, a precancerous lesion of squamous cell carcinoma, in patients with long-term pegylated liposomal doxorubicin treatment.
 

Author(s): Hidetaka Nomura, Kimihiko Sakamoto, Takeru Sugihara, Shuhei Okamoto, Yoichi Aoki, Terumi Tanigawa, Maki Matoda, Kohei Omatsu, Hiroyuki Kanao, Kazuyoshi Kato, Kuniko Utsugi, Yuko Sugiyama, Nobuhiro Takeshima

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Feb;97(7):e9932.

 

Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) has a good safety profile, but long-term use has been associated with development of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue and oral cavity (SCCTO) in some patients. The study objective was to estimate the prevalence of oral leukoplakia, a known ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Association between oral leukoplakia and risk of upper gastrointestinal cancer death: A follow-up study of the Linxian General Population Trial.
 

Author(s): He Liang, Zhao Yang, Jian-Bing Wang, Pei Yu, Jin-Hu Fan, You-Lin Qiao, Philip R Taylor

Journal: Thorac Cancer. 2017 11;8(6):642-648.

 

This study was conducted to explore the association between oral leukoplakia (OL) and the risk of upper gastrointestinal cancer death in the Linxian General Population Trial Cohort.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Serum metabolomics in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Gokul Sridharan, Pratibha Ramani, Sangeeta Patankar

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;13(3):556-561.

 

Metabolomics is a core discipline of system biology focusing on the study of low molecular weight compounds in biological system. Analysis of human metabolome, which is composed of diverse group of metabolites, can aid in diagnosis and prognosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Interventions for treating oral leukoplakia to prevent oral cancer.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Lodi, Roberto Franchini, Saman Warnakulasuriya, Elena Maria Varoni, Andrea Sardella, Alexander R Kerr, Antonio Carrassi, L C I MacDonald, Helen V Worthington

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Oral leukoplakia is a relatively common oral lesion that, in a small proportion of people, precedes the development of oral cancer. Most leukoplakias are asymptomatic; therefore, the primary objective of treatment should be to prevent onset of cancer. This review updates our previous ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Oral leukoplakia, the ongoing discussion on definition and terminology.
 

Author(s): IsaƤc van der Waal

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In the past decades several definitions of oral leukoplakia have been proposed, the last one, being authorized by the World Health Organization (WHO), dating from 2005. In the present treatise an adjustment of that definition and the 1978 WHO definition is suggested, being : "A predominantly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Betel quid not containing tobacco and oral leukoplakia: a report on a cross-sectional study in Papua New Guinea and a meta-analysis of current evidence.
 

Author(s): Steven J Thomas, Ross Harris, Andrew R Ness, Joachim Taulo, Robert Maclennan, Noah Howes, Christopher J Bain

Journal: Int. J. Cancer. 2008 Oct;123(8):1871-6.

 

Leukoplakia is an asymptomatic, potentially malignant change in the oral mucosa. Previous studies have reported that smoking and betel quid chewing are associated with increased risk of leukoplakia; few studies have reported on these associations in populations where betel quid does ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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