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Editors: Alexios P. Nikolakakos
Book Description:
Oral cancer is any cancerous tissue growth located in the mouth. It may arise as a primary lesion originating in any of the oral tissues, by metastasis from a distant site of origin, or by extension from a neighboring anatomic structure, such as the nasal cavity or the maxillary sinus. Oral cancers may originate in any of the tissues of the mouth, and may be of varied histologic types: teratoma, adenocarcinoma derived from a major or minor salivary gland, lymphoma from tonsillar or other lymphoid tissue, or melanoma from the pigment producing cells of the oral mucosa. Far and away the most common oral cancer is squamous cell carcinoma, originating in the tissues that line the mouth and lips. Oral or mouth cancer most commonly involves the tissue of the lips or the tongue. It may also occur on the floor of the mouth, cheek lining, gingiva (gums), or palate (roof of the mouth). Most oral cancers look very similar under the microscope and are called squamous cell carcinoma. These are malignant and tend to spread rapidly. This new book presents important research from around the world.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1 - Effective Administration Methods of 5-Aminolevulinic Acid as a Photosensitizer in Photodynamic Therapy for Tongue Tumor, pp. 1-10;
(Toshiyuki Ogasawara, Norio Miyoshi, Kazuo Sano, Hidetaka Kinoshita, Tetsushi Yamada, Toru Ogawa, Kazuki Miyauchi and Yoshimasa Kitagawa)

Chapter 2 - Relationships between Biological and Clincopathologic Features in Esphageal Carcinoma, pp. 11-50;
(Takuma Nomiya, Kenji Nemoto and Shogo Yamada)

Chapter 3 - Prognostic Indicators in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, pp. 51-93;
(Márcio Diniz-Feitas, Eva Otero-Rey, Andrés Blanco-Carrión, Tomás García-Caballero, José Manuel-Gándara Rey and Abel García-García)

Chapter 4 - Tumor Targeting Non-Viral Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Oral Cancer, pp. 95-124;
(Yoshiyuki Hattori and Yoshie Maitani)

Chapter 5 - New Diagnostic Imaging Modalities for Oral Cancers, pp. 125-153;
(Yasuhiro Morimoto, Tatsurou Tanaka, Izumi Yoshioka, Yoshihiro Yamashita, Souichi Hirashima, Masaaki Kodama, Wataru Ariyoshi, Taiki Tomoyose, Norihiko Furuta, Manabu Habu, Sachiko Okabe, Shinji Kito, Masafumi Oda, Hirohito Kuroiwa, Nao Wakasugi, Tetsu Takahashi and Kazuhiro Tominga)

Chapter 6 - The Role of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in the Management of Head and Neck Malignancy, pp. 155-181;
(CME Avery)

Chapter 7 - The Biomechanical Basis for Internal Fixation of the Radial Osteocutaneous Donor Site, pp. 183-194;
(CME Avery)

Chapter 8 - The Current Role of Prophylactic Internal Fixation of the Radial Osteocutaneous Donor Site, pp. 195-210;
(CME Avery)

Chapter 9 - Cytologic Diagnosis of Oral Malignancies: Scope and Limitations, pp. 211-228;
(Dilip K. Das)

Chapter 10 - Benign and Malignant Tumors Occurring in the Pterygopalatine Fossa and Adjacent Structures of the Pterygopalatine Fossa: Recent Advances of Diagnosis and Surgical Management,
pp. 229-246;
(Xin-Chun Jian)

Chapter 11 - Molecular Aspects of Oral Cancer: The Role of Phase I and II Biotransformation Enzymes in Carcinogenesis, pp. 247-262;
(Karin Soares Goncalves Cunha and Dennis de Carvalho Ferreira)

Chapter 12 - TP53 Mutation and C-MYC Amplification and Squamous Cell Carcinoma Recurrence, pp. 263-274;
(J. Seoane, M.A. Romero, P. Varela-Centelles, A. De la Cruz, F. Barros, L. Loidi and J.L. López Cedún)

Chapter 13 - Recent Advances and Future Prospects upon the Arterial Framework of the Face and Related Applications for Facial Flaps,
pp. 275-283;
(Egidio Riggio)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   Pages: 303 pp.
   ISBN: 1-60021-864-4
   Status: AV
  
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