Thesis / Dissertation

Indonesian Betel Quid and Oral Cancer

Elizabeth Fitriana Sari, Nicola Cirillo (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Purpose Oral cancer (OC) is considered as a public health problem that carries significant morbidity and mortality. The disease represents a group of conditions with a range of sites and varied etiology. Indonesia has insufficient data of epidemiology studies in relation with oral pre-malignant disorders (OPMD) or OC prevalence and their risk factors. It is also important to understand the knowledge of GDPs in recognizing OC risk factors, early symptoms of OC, as well as in performing conventional oral examination. Without a comprehensive understanding of these factors, efforts to prevent, detect and manage this disease are likely to be ineffective in terms of outcomes and use of resources...

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