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Cancers of the Oral Cavity and Pharynx

SUSAN T. MAYNE, DOUGLAS E. MORSE, and DEBORAH M. WINN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0035
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the epidemiology of cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, lip, and salivary glands. In the United States (1996–2000), invasive cancers of the OCP/lip/salivary gland account for ... More


Oral Cavity, Oropharynx, Lip, and Salivary Glands

Mia Hashibe, Erich M. Sturgis, Jacques Ferlay, and Deborah M. Winn

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, lip, and salivary glands are malignancies of the head and neck. Some of these cancer sites share risk factors, although each has distinctive anatomic, ... More


Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Lesions of the oral cavity have an enormous impact on the quality of life of patients with advanced disease. They cause considerable morbidity and diminish a patient's physical and psychological well ... More


Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

Jennifer R. Rider, Paul Brennan, and Pagona Lagiou

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter covers cancer of the oral cavity and the oropharynx, which includes the base of the tongue, soft palate, tonsils, and back and side walls of the throat. Many important risk factors for ... More


Oral infections - an introduction

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The oral cavity supports the growth of several and different microflora. There are more than 500 different taxa found within the mouth and the role of most of these taxa in health and disease has not ... More


Mechanisms of Gustatory and Olfactory Receptor Stimulation

Beidler Lloyd M.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the gustatory and olfactory receptors and how they can be stimulated by food taken into the oral cavity of man. The gustatory and olfactory receptors usually act as monitors ... More


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