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October 28, 2014

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6:00 AM | Oral cancer detection: Limited evidence for use of chemiluminescence and autofluorescent imaging devices in primary care
Early detection of oral cancer improve prognosis so methods to improve diagnosis welcome. The review we look at today looks at two light-based systems chemiluminescence or autofluorescence. 25 studies were included and they are well summarised but few were tested in primary care.Neither systems provided much improvement on the level of sensitivity and specificity achieved by conventional oral examination. Therefore it is suggested that these tools are better suited to specialist clinics in […]
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