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Title: [Cancer of the jaw and oral cavity in the Syrian Arab Republic: an epidemiological study]
Authors: Shahrour, M.S.
Badoura, Z.
Giko, M.
Issue Date: 2005
Language: Arabic
Abstract: Oral cancer ranks sixth globally among cancers in terms of prevalence. It is a challenge to physicians, a serious problem to patients and a human and financial loss to the community. This study was conducted to identify the epidemiological factors relating to oral cancer in the Syrian Arab Republic in line with the International Dental Federation recommendations which emphasize the need to focus efforts on oral cancer. The study, conducted between 1996 and 2001, involved outpatients with oral and jaw cancer at several government hospitals. Data were collected from the hospital archives, recorded on special forms and analysed. Recommendations are presented
Description: 273-286
Keywords: Combined Modality Therapy
Cost of Illness
Risk Factors
Subject: Jaw Neoplasms
ISSN: 1020-3397
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