Volgograd Journal of Medical Research
Quarterly Journal of Science and Practice

UDK: 616. 31-08-006

Problems of early diagnosis of cancer at a dental clinic and ways of solving them

V. F. Mikhalchenko, I. V. Firsova, A. N. Popova

Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет, кафедра терапевтической стоматологии


The most important task of a dentist consists in revealing earlier clinical manifestations of cancer and in administering proper treatment. The dentist has to examine the oral cavity attentively at the first visit. The dentist also has to know the stages of cancerogenesis and their manifestations in the oral cavity. The ways of solving this problem are defined in the article.


diagnosis of cancer, stages of cancerogenesis, dentistry