Surveillance in Oral Cancer

  • Vijay PillaiEmail author
  • M. Abraham Kuriakose


Oral cancer management involves a multidisciplinary approach with integration of surgical, radiation and medical oncology modalities. In addition, it also needs inputs from the rehabilitative team encompassing speech and swallow, dental, nutrition, psychosocial counselling, behavioural modification and substance abuse. Treatment-related complications and issues manifest across all the disciplines involved in the cancer treatment. Hence, the importance of surveillance arises in patients treated for oral cancer.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mazumdar-Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Health CityBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Head and Neck Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryRoswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffaloUSA

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