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Oral cancer awareness among dental patients attending polyclinic, kulliyyah of dentistry, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM): a preliminary study

Abllah, Zurainie and Tin, Myo Han and Hassan, Haszelini and Jamani, Nurjasmine Aida and Abd. Aziz, Karimah Hanim (2015) Oral cancer awareness among dental patients attending polyclinic, kulliyyah of dentistry, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM): a preliminary study. In: 18th Malaysia Family Medicine Scientific Conference 2015, 13rd to 16th May 2015, Primula Beach Hotel, Kuala Terengganu. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Introduction: Oral cancer is the 6th most common cancers worldwide. Malaysia ranks at no-14 in the world with the age adjusted death rate 7.72 per 100,000 populations. Although, survival of early detected oral cancer is high, many people present in late stages because of their low awareness. This study aims to assess the awareness of dental patients on oral cancer and its relation to socio-demographic background.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5620/43010
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Depositing User: Dr zurainie abllah
Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 07:41
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2016 09:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43010

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