What is Oral Cancer

Bojana Turic, MD, discusses oral cancer screening.

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Bojana Turic, MD, discusses oral cancer screening.
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Dr. Bojana Turic, MD

Duration: 43 seconds

Oral cancer belongs to the group of the oropharyngeal cancers.

It is being reported that the number of people dying from oral cancer is going to be higher than people who are dying from cervical cancer. And the main reason for that is there is no systematic approach for oral cancer detection.

The situation is changing because more and more dentists are now looking for oral cancer during the annual exams of a patient. Oral Advance can help a lot in assessing the potential - the malignant potential - of the lesions that are seen during these exams.

Presenter: Dr. Bojana Turic, Family Doctor, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Family Doctor

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