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Public Awareness and Knowledge of Oral Cancer in Yemen
- Al-Maweri, Sadeq Ali (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Department of Oral Medicine, Sana'a University) ;
- Addas, Abdallah (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing) ;
- Tarakji, Bassel (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Department of Oral Medicine, Sana'a University) ;
- Abbas, Alkasem (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Sanaa University) ;
- Al-Shamiri, Hashem M. (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Department of Oral Medicine, Sana'a University) ;
- Alaizari, Nader Ahmed (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Department of Oral Medicine, Sana'a University) ;
- Shugaa-Addin, Bassam (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, Al-Farabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Department of Oral Medicine, Sana'a University)
- Published : 2015.01.22
Background: Oral cancer is in increasing in incidence in Yemen and indeed worldwide. Knowledge regarding risk factors and early signs in the general population can help in prevention and early detection of the disease. Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the level of awareness and knowledge of oral cancer in the general population in Yemen. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional survey using a self-administered questionnaire was conducted on Yemeni adults aged
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