What is leukoplakia?
White patches in the mucous membrane of the oral cavity
Where might tongue pain be referred to?
What is a fistula?
A epithelial lined tract between epithelial area
What are mechanisms of local cancer spread?
Caeloemic spread (via the peritoneal and pleural cavity)
What are metatases?
Tumour spread without direct anatomical connection
Which cancers commonly spread haematologically?
Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid
Most common sites that metastases spread to?
(organs with large blood supply)
What are tumours with hormonal effect
(more commonly more benign tumours that are less differentiated)
Why do cancer patients get cachexic?
What are some risk factors for H&N cancers?
Know genetic syndromes