Oral leukoplakia

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Oral leukoplakia

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 100 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A phase I trial of aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy for treatment of oral leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Stuart J Wong, Bruce Campbell, Becky Massey, Denis P Lynch, Ezra E W Cohen, Elizabeth Blair, Rebecca Selle, Julia Shklovskaya, Borko D Jovanovic, Silvia Skripkauskas, Alexander Dew, Peter Kulesza, Vamsi Parimi, Raymond C Bergan, Eva Szabo

Journal: Oral Oncol.. 2013 Sep;49(9):970-6.

 

Photodynamic therapy with aminolevulinic acid (ALA PDT) for oral leukoplakia has shown promising effects in regression of oral leukoplakia. Although ALA has been extensively studied and is an ideal photosensitizer, the optimal light dose for treatment of oral leukoplakia has not been ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2013

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The combination of SMAD4 expression and histological grade of dysplasia is a better predictor for the malignant transformation of oral leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Rong-Hui Xia, Xiao-Meng Song, Xiao-Jing Wang, Jiang Li, Li Mao

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Oral leukoplakia (OL) is the most common premalignancy in the oral cavity and can progress to oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). SMAD4 is a tumor suppressor implicated in multiple cancer types including OSCC. To assess the role of SMAD4 in oral leukoplakia malignant transformation, ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2013

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Bowman birk inhibitor concentrate and oral leukoplakia: a randomized phase IIb trial.
 

Author(s): William B Armstrong, Thomas H Taylor, Ann R Kennedy, Raymond J Melrose, Diana V Messadi, Mai Gu, Anh D Le, Marjorie Perloff, Francisco Civantos, William Jarrard Goodwin, Lori J Wirth, Alexander Ross Kerr, Frank L Meyskens

Journal: Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2013 May;6(5):410-8.

 

Oral premalignancy serves as an ideal model for study of chemopreventive agents. Although 13-cis-retinoic acid showed reversal of oral premalignancy, toxicity, and reversal of clinical response after cessation of therapy obviated its widespread use. A search for nontoxic agents with ...

Last Updated: 3 May 2013

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The terms "Oral leukoplakia" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review of randomized trials for the treatment of oral leukoplakia.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Lodi, Andrea Sardella, Cristina Bez, Federica Demarosi, Antonio Carrassi

Journal: J Dent Educ. 2002 Aug;66(8):896-902.

 

Oral leukoplakia is a relatively common oral lesion that, in a varying proportion of cases, undergoes malignant transformation. The aim of this review was to assess the effectiveness of treatments for leukoplakia. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) enrolling patients with a diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2002

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[Oral leukoplakia].
 

Author(s): M J García-Pola Vallejo, J M García Martín

Journal: Aten Primaria. 2002 Jan;29(1):39-49.

 

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2002

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Least Invasive Nonlinear Light Microscopy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Oral Leukoplakia; Oral Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2009

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Infectious Aetiology of Potentially Malignant Disorders and Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oral Cavity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity; Leukoplakia Oral

 

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2013

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Photodynamic Therapy for Oral Precursor Lesions
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Leukoplakia; Lichen

 

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2011

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