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Flashcards in 3: Gastrointestinal oral premalignancy & cancer Deck (19):
1

What kind of cancer affects the oral cavity?

Oral cancer

2

Oral cancer tends to be found on the lateral borders of the ___ and the floor of the ___.

tongue

mouth

3

The prevalence of oral cancer increases with ___.

age

4

What are some lifestyle factors which increase the risk of oral cancer?

Tobacco

Alcohol

5

Which two lifestyle factors work in synergy to greatly increase your chances of oral cancer?

Alcohol and smoking

6

Which agent, responsible for cervical cancers, can also cause oral cancer?

HPV

human papilloma virus

7

Which organism, commonly causing thrush, is associated with oral cancer?

Candida spp.

8

What is the daily alcohol intake recommendation for men and women?

Two units

9

What is the maximum alcohol intake recommendation per week for men and women?

14 units

(2x 7 units)

10

revise number of units in common drinks

11

How many units is a binge drink for men?

4+ units

12

How many units is a binge drink for women?

6+ units

13

mydrinkaware.co.uk

14

Are alcohol mouthwashes safe?

Yes

No

wish they would make their fking minds up

15

Which dietary deficiencies can contribute to oral cancer?

Vitamins

Iron

16

Why are people with dietary insufficiences more susceptible to oral cancer?

Atrophy of oral mucosa

more susceptible to carcinogens

17

Which colours of lesion suggest oral cancer?

Red and white

18

Oral cancer lesions tend to be (numb / painful).

numb

19

C because cowards get cancer too