Oral Cancer Detection

Novel Strategies and Clinical Impact

  • Prashanth Panta

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Prashanth Panta, Dimitrios Andreadis
    Pages 1-27
  3. Prashanth Panta, Bramanandam Manavathi, Siddavaram Nagini
    Pages 29-80
  4. José Manuel García-Martín, Pablo Varela-Centelles, Manuel González, Juan M. Seoane-Romero, Juan Seoane, María José García-Pola
    Pages 81-93
  5. Pablo Varela-Centelles, Juan Seoane, María José García-Pola, Juan M. Seoane-Romero, José Manuel García Martín
    Pages 95-108
  6. Peter Paul, Nilesh Sable, Supreeta Arya
    Pages 109-131
  7. Dimitrios A. Andreadis, Achilleia-Maria Pavlou, Prashanth Panta
    Pages 133-151
  8. Prashanth Panta, Laurie J. Rich, Mukund Seshadri
    Pages 153-166
  9. Piyush Kumar, C. Murali Krishna
    Pages 167-187
  10. Prashanth Panta, Laurie J. Rich, Mukund Seshadri
    Pages 189-204
  11. Silvano Costa, Prashanth Panta
    Pages 205-216
  12. Prashanth Panta, Chih-Wei Lu, Piyush Kumar, Tuan-Shu Ho, Sheng-Lung Huang, Pawan Kumar et al.
    Pages 217-237
  13. Gargi S. Sarode, Sachin C. Sarode, Prashanth Panta
    Pages 239-254
  14. Sachin C. Sarode, Gargi S. Sarode, Prashanth Panta
    Pages 255-263
  15. Prashanth Panta, David T. W. Wong
    Pages 265-295

About this book


This monograph equips clinicians with the knowledge required to detect oral cancer at the earliest possible stage while simultaneously inspiring researchers to work on novel methods of detection. All the methods employed in the oral cancer context are considered, from simple ones like oral screening to more complex emerging optical methods and biomarker identification strategies. Individual chapters focus on conventional oral screening and application of vital stains, optical methods like white light based fluorescence-reflectance imaging, narrow band imaging, direct-oral-microscopy, and more advanced methods like optical coherence tomography, an in-vivo optical biopsy technique, and photo-acoustic imaging that allows visualization of deeper tissue changes. Novel electrical methods like bio-impedance assessment, occult biophysical methods like crystallization test, and the most promising salivary biomarkers and point-of-care opportunities are covered. Helpful information is also provided on essential topics including, oral potentially malignant disorders, biological aspects and molecular mechanisms underlying oral cancer progression, global epidemiology, concept of diagnostic delays, traditional imaging, and classic histopathology and microscopic features. The newer techniques are currently of active research interest, and can soon become powerful chair-side tools with potential to reduce diagnostic delays and improve survival.


Salivary diagnostic methods Histopathology of ocal cancer Oral cancer imaging Nanotechnology in cancer detection Crystallization patterns in oral cancer detection Optical coherence tomography (OCT) Oral oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Prashanth Panta
    • 1
  1. 1.Depatment of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MNR Dental College Oral Medicine and RadiologyHyderabadIndia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-61254-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-61255-3
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