USPSTF finds insufficient evidence supporting oral cancer screening

04/8/2013 | Reuters

More evidence is needed to prove or disprove the effectiveness of screening for oral cancer, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said on Monday. Of the studies reviewed by the panel, only one explored the impact of oral cancer screening on cancer mortality. "It's not that oral cancer screening has been shown to be ineffective or too risky or that it's been shown to be effective. The huge problem is a lack of studies," Ohio State University researcher Dr. Maura Gillison said.

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