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A few centers now offer training in a relatively new area of specialization called oral oncology. The oral oncologist is trained to help health professionals provide improved care for patients with oral cancer and patients who have oral problems resulting from oral or non-oral cancer therapy. The field is broad, covering several medical and dental disciplines, and topics range from oral cancer prevention, epidemiology, diagnosis, therapy, and surgical and maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation, to such activities as screening for oral cancer and speech therapy.
This book evolved from the program in oral oncology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and
Oral Cancer: The Diagnosis, Therapy, Management and Rehabilitation of the Oral Cancer Patient.. Ann Intern Med. ;102:571. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-4-571_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(4):571.
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