Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Photodynamic Therapy

Chairside screening technique for Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders (OPMDs)

Dr B. Ishwariya; Dr. N.Aravindha Babu; Dr. K.M.K. Masthan; Dr. E. Rajesh

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 1747-1751

Oral cancer is the main leading cancer in India and 80% of Oral malignancy is analysed and diagnosed in the late stage. Oral Potentially Malignant Disorder (OPMDs) are the precursors of Oral malignancy. Delay in the diagnosis and screening is the main reason for the high death rate for oral cancer. Early Screening and treatment are an important role to prevent the progression of OPMDs into oral malignancy and also control the death rate. This Review article is to give the various clinical chairside screening methods using advanced techniques to detect the OPMDs.


Yazhlini P; Dr Jayalakshmi Somasundaram

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 350-358

AIM: This study aims to find out about life-saving advances in skin cancer treatment.
INTRODUCTION: Skin malignant diseases are those that emerge from the skin. They are due to the development of abnormal cells that can invade and spread to different parts of the body there are three types of skin cancer- basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanomas. Hereditary factors strongly influence the risk factor of skin disease and malignant growth. Basal cell malignant growth develops gradually and can harm the tissue around it, however, it does not spread to distant areas or result in death. Squamous cell skin disease is bound to spread. Melanomas are the most aggressive. Although hereditary variables may have the least impact on skin management growth, most skin cancers are caused due to exposure to UV radiation.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Review of various scientific literature was done in preparation of the manuscript. Several databases were searched for relevant articles from pub med and Google scholar. Databases of individual journals were searched for keywords such as skin cancer, sunlight on skin cancer, treatment, advances, prevention etc. The exclusion criteria were case reports, review and studies in other languages.
CONCLUSION: From the review, we can know about many recent advances for the cure of cancer. Personalised vaccines, cell therapy, gene editing and micro-treatment are newer technologies for treating cancer. In future cancer can also become a curable disease.