Oral cancer is responsible for 128,000 deaths per year, and nearly all of them are preventable. There are currently no recommended screening tests, but studies on low-cost examina ons are ongoing. These include the examina on of oral cavity autofluorescence (loss of fluorescence may be related to dysplasia or cancer). The GOCCLES device (fig. 1), patented...
Con il termine di carcinoma della bocca o carcinoma orale si intende l’insieme delle neoplasie maligne che si originano dai tessuti epiteliali che rivestono la cavità orale. Esso appartiene alla classe di tumori di testa e collo.
Mouth cancer or oral cancer is the set of malignancies that arise from epithelial tissues lining the oral...
Autofluorescence and Early Detection of Mucosal Lesions in Patients at Risk for Oral Cancer
Abstract: Loss of autofluorescence as an early phenomenon associated with tissue degeneration seems to be promising for the diagnosis of oral cancer. The method seems to make visible early structural and biochemical alterations of the oral mucosa not always evident under...
Recent systematic reviews, expert opinions and best current practices confirm that the clinical examination with accurate visual and tactile inspection of oral tissues could improve the detection and early diagnosis of oral and oropharyngeal cancers and therefore the overall survival rate of affected patients. In the last fifty years various methods have been proposed...
The GOCCLES® medical device is effective in detecting oral cancer and dysplasia in dental clinical setting. Results from a multicentre clinical trial
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that the GOCCLES® medical device allows proper autofluorescence examination of the oral
mucosa in a dental care setting.
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