Screening for Oral Cancer
Early detection is key to reducing the mortality and morbidity associated with this serious disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence of oral cancer.
- Identify the most frequent locations of oral cancer lesions.
- List changes in the oral mucosa caused by oral cancer.
- Explain the adjuncts designed to increase the likelihood of early oral cancer detection.
This course was published in the December 2015 issue and expires December 31, 2018. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.