Oral microbiota and cancer

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Meurman, Jukka (2010)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Journal of Oral Microbiology, volume 2 (issn: 2000-2297, eissn: 2000-2297)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/jom.v2i0.5195, pmc: PMC3084564
  • Subject: Review Article | RC109-216 | carcinogenesis | oral microbiota | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Microbiology | oral bacteria | cancer | QR1-502
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

Inflammation caused by infections may be the most important preventable cause of cancer in general. However, in the oral cavity the role of microbiota in carcinogenesis is not known. Microbial populations on mouth mucosa differ between healthy and malignant sites and ce... View more
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