Volume : IV, Issue : XI, November - 2015

ORAL CANCER AWARENESS AMONG THE FIFTH STAGE STUDENT OF BASRAH DENTAL COLLEGE

Asaad Mohammed Kadhim

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 background: the early detection of oral cancers gives the greatest chance of curing and the delay in presentation has a significant impact on the associated morbidity and mortality. the lack of dental student knowledge in early cancer detection has been shown to contribute to delays in referral and treatment. the aim of this study was to investigate the oral cancer awareness among a group of fifth stage of dental student by assessing their knowledge of detection and prevention of oral cancer. materials and methods: a questionnaire based study was designed. the questionnaire was delivered to 50 students assessing oral examination method, knowledge of oral cancer risk factors, clinical appearance and the most common site, point of referral and requests for further information. conclusion: this study highlights need for more education of the students on oral cancer.

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ASAAD MOHAMMED KADHIM Oral Cancer Awareness Among the Fifth Stage Student of Basrah Dental College Global Journal For Research Analysis, Vol: 4, Issue: 11 November 2015


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