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How do dentists diagnose oral cancer?
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Dr. Richard Mcgee
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Exam and biopsy
They observe abnormal looking areas of the mouth and tongue or gums lining and can biopsy suspicious areas.

In brief: Exam and biopsy
They observe abnormal looking areas of the mouth and tongue or gums lining and can biopsy suspicious areas.
Dr. Richard Mcgee
Dr. Richard Mcgee
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Dr. Ashok Patel
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Exam and biopsy
By clinical examination and biopsy.

In brief: Exam and biopsy
By clinical examination and biopsy.
Dr. Ashok Patel
Dr. Ashok Patel
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Dr. Stanley Ostrow
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Exam and biopsy
Exam.

In brief: Exam and biopsy
Exam.
Dr. Stanley Ostrow
Dr. Stanley Ostrow
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Dr. Jeffrey Crane
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Biopsy
By directed history taking and examination, suspicious areas might be biopsied.

In brief: Biopsy
By directed history taking and examination, suspicious areas might be biopsied.
Dr. Jeffrey Crane
Dr. Jeffrey Crane
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Dr. Guido Tricot
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Biopsy
If you have a lesion that does not heal in a few days to weeks or if the lesion grows, the dentist will send you for a biopsy.

In brief: Biopsy
If you have a lesion that does not heal in a few days to weeks or if the lesion grows, the dentist will send you for a biopsy.
Dr. Guido Tricot
Dr. Guido Tricot
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
In brief: Biopsy
The only way to diagnose a malignancy is by a biopsy of the suspicious lesion.

In brief: Biopsy
The only way to diagnose a malignancy is by a biopsy of the suspicious lesion.
Dr. Edward Gold
Dr. Edward Gold
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