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Avances en Odontoestomatología

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CHIMENOS KUSTNER, E.. Practical aspects in the prevention of oral cancer. Av Odontoestomatol [online]. 2008, vol.24, n.1, pp.61-67. ISSN 0213-1285.

Cancer is one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. For that reason, it must to be fight in an interdisciplinary way. Between 80 and 90% of neoplasms are related to external factors to the organism. About 35% of these factors are in relationship with the feeding. Most of the malign tumors have a latency of 10-20 years. All those aspects make possible their prevention. The chemiprevention of cancer pursuits delaying of carcinogenesis with the use of chemical agents that prevent, suppress or revert malign transformations. The objective of this work is to emphasize some etiopathogenical aspects of cancer, as well as to propose prevention measures.

Palabras clave : Cancer; oral cancer; prevention; antioxidants.

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