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Multimillion-dollar study on early-stage oral cancer underway


June 3, 2011
by ken

And when they win the cup, sob, talk amongst yourselves, I’m farklempt…..

FROM DENTAL TRIBUNE – June 3, 2011

VANCOUVER,BC,Canada: Researchers from the University of British Columbia‘s (UBC) Faculties of Medicine, Science and Dentistry are leading a US$4.7 million pan-Canadian clinical trial aimed at improving outcomes for patients undergoing surgery for oral squamous cell cancers. Findings from the study could revolutionise clinical practice in Canada and around the world.

The Canadian Optically Guided Approach for Oral Lesions Surgical Trial (COOLS Study), which is funded by the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI), involves universities and hospitals in nine Canadian cities and aims to build a network of clinicians, pathologists and research staff across the country to fight oral cancer.

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