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After 10 years of review by 19 oral surgeons, oral radiologists, and oral pathologists, the society published the first edition of General Rules for Clinical and Pathological Studies on Oral Cancer in 2010 [1, 2]. In this chapter, we introduce some of the current notions about oral cancer by reviewing the surgical pathologic findings that served as the foundation for the general rules. In principle, these general rules conform to the classification recommended by the International Union against Cancer (UICC)  and the World Health Organization (WHO) .
For this reason, we plan to define the invasion depth of a tumor as the T factor in future studies. Determination of invasion depth is relatively easy in esophageal and gastric cancers because of the six clear layers of the wall: the mucosa (M), muscularis mucosae (MM), submucosa (SM), muscularis propria (MP), subserosa (SS), and serosa (S). However, in oral cancers, it is not possible to standardize tumor depth because of the complex three-dimensional structure of the oral cavity, which has different deep tissue structures at different anatomical locations.
1007/978-4-431-54938-3_2, © Springer Japan 2015 The Japan Society for Oral Tumors (JSOT) focuses on the issues and cases associated with oral cancer. After 10 years of review by 19 oral surgeons, oral radiologists, and oral pathologists, the society published the first edition of General Rules for Clinical and Pathological Studies on Oral Cancer in 2010 [1, 2]. In this chapter, we introduce some of the current notions about oral cancer by reviewing the surgical pathologic findings that served as the foundation for the general rules.