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Where this mouth and oropharyngeal cancer information comes from

On this page are the major sources of information that we used to put together the mouth and oropharyngeal cancer section.

 

About Cancer Research UK's patient information

Cancer specialists and surgeons who specialise in treating cancer check all our information. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the end of this list. We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had a head and neck cancer, live in the UK, and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.

 

Websites

Cancer Research UK
CancerStats Series

 

Books

Cancer and its management (6th edition)
J Tobias and D Hochhauser
Blackwell, 2010

Cancer: Principles and practice of oncology (9th edition)
VT De Vita, S Hellman and SA Rosenberg
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011.

 

UK guidelines

Head and Neck Cancer: Multidisciplinary Management Guidelines (4th edition). British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists, 2011.
Access the guidelines on the BAHNO website

Improving outcomes in head and neck cancers
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), November 2004
Link to the guidelines for head and neck cancer

Referral for suspected cancer. A clinical practice guideline
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 2015
Link to the referral guidelines on the NICE website

Diagnosis and Management of Head and Neck Cancer
Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), October 2006
Link to the head and neck cancer guidelines on the SIGN website

Cetuximab for the treatment of metastatic or recurrent squamous cell cancer of the head and neck
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), June 2009
Link to the cetuximab guidance on the NICE website

 

Articles and reviews

Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: chemotherapy. S Furness, AM Glenny, HV Worthington, S Pavitt, R Oliver, JE Clarkson, M Macluskey, KKW Chan, DI Conway. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011.

Interventions for the treatment of oral and oropharyngeal cancers: surgical treatment. A Bessell, AM Glenny, S Furness, JE Clarkson, R Oliver, DI Conway, M Macluskey, S Pavitt, P Sloan, HV Worthington. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011.

Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy. AM Glenny, S  Furness, HV Worthington, DI Conway, R Oliver, JE Clarkson, M Macluskey, S Pavitt, KKW Chan, P Brocklehurst, The CSROC Expert Panel. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010.

Basaloid lesions of oral squamous epithelial cells and their association with HPV infection and P16 expression. Friedrich R E and others. Anticancer Research. 2010 May;30(5):1605-12.

Screening programmes for the early detection and prevention of oral cancer. P Brocklehurst, O Kujan, AM Glenny, R Oliver, P Sloan, G Ogden, S Shepherd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010.

 

Specialist reviewers

Dr Richard Casasola MBChB, MRCP, FRCR – Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Mr Cliff Forsyth – Patient Reviewer (mouth cancer)
Dr Vinod Joshi BDS, DRDRCS, FDSRCPS – Consultant in Restorative Dentistry
Dr James McCaul MBChB, PhD, FRCS, FRCS(OMFS), FDSRCPS, BDS – Consultant Maxillofacial/Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr Amen Sibtain MD MRCP FRCR – Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Mr John Watkinson MB, MSc, MS, FRCS, DLO – Consultant in Ear, Nose and Throat surgery

 

Diagrams

Dee McLean – MeDee Art, Medical Illustration

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Updated: 23 October 2014