All publications of “Samara Ribeiro da Silva”

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Comparative study of knowledge about oral cancer among undergraduate dental students

Samara Ribeiro da Silva, Yara Juliano, Neil Ferreira Novo, Ilan Weinfeld

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3729

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate and compare the knowledge of dental undergraduate students about oral cancer.Methods:The students were divided into two groups according to semester attended in the undergraduate course: Group A, the first semester; and Group B, seventh semester. They were asked to answer a questionnaire about epidemiology, risk factors, clinical aspects, therapeutic solutions and oral self-examination. For statistical analysis, the Fisher’s exact test, the Cochran’s G test and Kendall’s concordance test were used, with significance level set at 0.05.Results:Regarding the prevalent […]