Sex and Oral Cancer

According to a recent article by Jo-Anne Jones, RDH, the connection between the sexually transmitted disease, human papillomavirus (HPV), and oral cancer has produced  startling statistics. Not only is HPV one of the fasted growing STDs but it is asserted that at least 50% of the sexually active population will contract it. With a 225% increase [...]


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

The Power of Raspberries

Our first breakthrough was the creation of an oral gel containing high concentrations of anthocyanins, powerful cancer-preventing compounds found in black raspberries.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

Buccal HPV16 infection associated with CIN progression

Detection of human papilloma virus (HPV) in oral mucosa of women with cervical lesions and their relation to oral sex practices. Should we start testing partners? Source: 7thspace.com Authors: Luis Sanchez-Vargas et al Previous studies have either investigated the relationship of HPV with oral cancer or the prevalence of HPV on the oral cavity. The [...]


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HPV Test for the Mouth

Is HPV a cause or a coincidental finding with oral cancer and how can you test for HPV in the mouth? We find papers and opinions supporting both positions on this controversial subject. It is a widely held belief that HPV is a risk factor at some level with oral cancer; however, there is not [...]


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

FOCF helping Baylor Research – Oral Cancer Patients Needed

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Baylor College of Dentistry is conducting research and needs the help of oral cancer patients. Saliva samples are needed. Patients will be paid.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

African American Men Are at Highest Risk of Oral Cancer

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) reported recently that African Americans are at the highest risk for contracting oral cancer.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

Human Beta Defensin-3 Ignites in Oral Cancer Growth

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Science Daily reports research that reflects the role of hBDs in detecting oral cancer. Early detection could save upwards of 40,000 people daily.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

Oral Cancer Survival Rates

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The Mayo Clinic and NIDCR offer information on oral cancer survival rates and how it’s related to age, gender and race.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

Be a Life Saver

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Ever since we began The Fight Oral Cancer Foundation in 2008 with the slogan “Be a Life Saver”, we’ve been dedicated to giving towards the cause of fighting oral cancer.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.

Oral Cancer Screening: Reviewing the New Technologies

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There are many oral cancer screening technologies that boast of the ability to detect precancer conditions early. The research conducted in this article examines the claims.


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Together we fight oral cancer. Together we save a life every hour.