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  1. There are several malignancies that occur in the mouth. The most common type is ____________.
  1. The most important risk factor for intra-oral cancer is ____________.
  1. ____________ is the most important risk factor for cancer of the lip.
  1. In relation to oral cancer, the principal role of alcohol is it _______________.
  1. Epstein-Barr virus is a member of the Herpes group of viruses and is associated with which of the following diseases:
  1. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is _______________.
  1. In almost all cases when a biopsy needs to be taken, the following approach can be used:
  1. Oral squamous cell carcinomas present clinically in which of the following ways?
  1. The most common site for oral cancer is the ____________.
  1. The second most common site for oral cancer is the _______________.
  1. When a suspicious lesion is identified, the most important diagnostic test is _______________.
  1. Once a patient is diagnosed with cancer the patient should be _______________.
  1. The TNM system for cancer staging refers to _______________.
  1. For small squamous cell carcinomas localized to the oral cavity (those without spread to the neck), the most common treatment modality is _______________.
  1. A patient with a squamous cell carcinoma of the floor of the mouth that has spread to the lymph nodes of the neck has an overall 5-year survival rate of approximately ________.