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Cancer of the Mouth and Throat (cont.)

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Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor

Editor: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCES:

Howlader, N., et al., eds. "SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2008." National Cancer Institute. Bethesda, MD, based on November 2010 SEER data submission, posted to the SEER web site, 2011. <http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2009_pops09/>.

National Cancer Institute (NCI). "Oral Cancer." National Institutes of Health (NIH). <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/oral>.

Scully, Crispian, et al. "Cancers of the Oral Mucosa." Medscape. 20 Apr. 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1075729-overview>.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Prajoy Kadkade, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook Medical Center and affiliated Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc. Editors: William M Lydiatt, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Rick Kulkarni, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine; Director of Informatics, Department of Emergency Medicine, UCLA/Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.


Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2012

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