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LETTER TO EDITOR  
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61
 

Oral cancer screening


Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand

Date of Submission24-Aug-2011
Date of Acceptance18-Sep-2011
Date of Web Publication19-Mar-2012

Correspondence Address:
Somsri Wiwanitkit
Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok
Thailand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-0218.94031

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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Oral cancer screening. Indian J Community Med 2012;37:61

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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Oral cancer screening. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Sep 17];37:61. Available from: http://www.ijcm.org.in/text.asp?2012/37/1/61/94031


Sir,

A recent publication on oral cancer screening [1] is interesting. Uplap et al. concluded that screening of the oral cavity at the workplace is effective when it is combined with tobacco cessation. [1] There are some points to be discussed. First, the use of naked eye screening might not be a standard technique and this can result in interobserver variation. Setting a good protocol with adjustment for subjective observation might be helpful in improving the use of the screening test. The use of additional tools such as brush biopsy might be considered in screening. [2] Second, it might not be appropriate to say that this technique is effective. The criteria to be used to determine whether the outcome is effective or not should be mentioned.

 
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1.Uplap PA, Mishra GA, Majumdar P, Gupta SD, Rane PS, Sadalge PK, et al. Oral cancer screening at workplace in India-one-year follow-up. Indian J Community Med 2011;36:133-8.  Back to cited text no. 1
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2.Fedele S. Diagnostic aids in the screening of oral cancer. Head Neck Oncol 2009;1:5.  Back to cited text no. 2
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