lip cancer


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lip cancer

A squamous cell carcinoma of the lower lip usually seen in men or smokers.
See also: cancer
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Lip cancer: incidence, trends, histology and survival: 1970-2006.
"People who work outdoors and have prolonged exposure to the sun are more likely to develop lip cancer."
Methods: This retrospective study was conducted at the Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey, and comprised medical records of the histologically confirmed lip cancer patients who presented between 1994 and 2010.
In western populations, the incidence of lip cancer is especially high because of their low skin melanin levels and outdoor activities.12,10
Lip cancer is the most common malignancy of the oral cavity and the second most common cancer in the head and neck.
"My dad is being treated for lip cancer and has also had lung cancer.
The lip cancer has good prognosis (DEMATHE et al., 2011), is easily seen, being able to early, diagnosed.
Treatment of choice for lower lip cancer is wide full thickness excision and reconstruction of the remaining defect.
Wagner Jr., "Preventing ultraviolet light lip injury: beachgoer awareness about lip cancer risk factors and lip protection behavior," Dermatologic Surgery, vol.
Coverage encompasses ambulatory anesthesia, third molar and implant surgery, maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, distraction osteogenesis, obstructive sleep apnea, cleft and craniofacial surgery, cosmetic surgery, temporomandicular joint surgery, ablative oral/head and neck surgery, lip cancer, hard and soft tissue reconstruction, and microvascular composite bone flaps.