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Epstein-Barr Detection in Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Healthy Oral Mucosa


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40 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
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Oral Cancer

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Trial Information

Epstein-Barr Detection in Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Healthy Oral Mucosa


Epstein-Barr virus has been implicated in a range of malignant neoplasms, including in some
studies, in the aetiology of oral squamous cell carcinoma but the influence of EBV in oral
cancer remains unclear. This study will examine the prevalence of EBV infection in oral
cancer by means of nested polymerase chain reaction.


Inclusion Criteria:



- patients of Oral Cancer Centre - UNESP/Ara├žatuba - SP

- with oral squamous cell carcinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

- without oral squamous cell carcinoma

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Principal Investigator

Glauco Issamu I Miyahara, Professor

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Department of Pathology and Propaedeutics, Sao Paulo State University, Unesp, Ara├žatuba/SP

Authority:

Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Study ID:

upeclin/FOA-Unesp-03

NCT ID:

NCT01039272

Start Date:

March 2008

Completion Date:

March 2010

Related Keywords:

  • Oral Cancer
  • oral cancer
  • EBV
  • PCR
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Mouth Neoplasms
  • Lip Neoplasms

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