Although largely preventable, oral cancer continues to be the sixth most common cancer worldwide. A state-of-the-art compendium on all major advances in the field, Oral Cancer covers current assessment methods; clinical course; surgical treatment; complication management; etiology and risk factors; adjuvant treatment options such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy; and much more! You will find essential background on pathology and biology; advanced surgical techniques; and superb clinical illustrations that demonstrate the authors goal of preservation of patient form and function. Key features: Authoritative chapters on pathobiology of oral cancer More than 550 outstanding full-color photographs and drawings that clarify all points Latest methods to promptly identify oral malignancies and implement a wide variety of modern multidisciplinary medical and surgical treatments Chapters on current post-treatment rehabilitation methods, including prosthetics and implantology Thorough coverage of recent advances in palliative care for head and neck cancer patients Written by an international team of multidisciplinary experts Addressing the broad spectrum of issues related to effective management of patients with oral cancer, this book is a key resource for head and neck surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons, oral surgeons, and dentists. (Distributed by Thieme for Martin Dunitz)Table 1.1 Locations as described by the ICD-9 ICD-9 code Description 140a149 Malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx 140 Lip 141 Tongue 142 Major salivary gland 143 Gum 144 Floor of mouth 145 Other and unspecified parts of the mouth 146 Oropharynx ... Some datasets carefully exclude 142 and 147 in order to be consistent about the biological form of neoplasm under consideration.
|Author||:||Jatin P. Shah, Newell W. Johnson|
|Publisher||:||Thieme - 2003|