Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Dental Did You Know: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Carcinoma of the lips is the most common malignant tumour of the oral cavity. In a large review of 1252 patients, 96.7% were found in males and 95.6 in the lower lip.

Source: Lin B, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lower Lip, Ontario Dentist, June 2011, Vol 101, No 6, pg 59-62.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
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