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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Face Forward: Meeting Challenges Head-On in Times of Trouble

Apr 4, 2012 By Michele Howe Clarke Though life hurts sometimes, struggle is not a disadvantage. It is an advantage because it develops qualities in you that may have lain dormant without strife to awaken them. You can begin to flip the script on negative patterns and perceive from a positive point of view. You [...]


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Are You Gambling with Oral Cancer?

We are excited to bring you a link to great site with information about Oral Cancer! www.fiendsofhu-friedy.com is a family owned business in the dental industry. This link will take you to the Hu-Friedy Gambling with Oral Cancer Continuing Education Course. To access the course, you will be required to complete a Free registration. After [...]


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Michael Douglas Diagnosed with Throat Cancer

Michael Douglas’s throat cancer is at the base of his tongue, a location that produces no pain, causing it to often progress undetected.


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A Survivor’s Take on Oral Cancer Screening Effectiveness

A survivor discusses the effectiveness of oral cancer screening tests and his bout with oral cancer.


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Fight Oral Cancer Holding Free Oral Cancer Screening

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Free oral cancer screenings will be conducted at the oral cancer event in Irving, TX. SPOHNC is putting on the event and the Fight Oral Cancer Foundation will be conducting screenings.


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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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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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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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Oral Cancer Detection Devices

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This blog gives an in-depth look at the latest oral cancer detection devices and methods for screening: Brush biopsy, Velscope, Trimira (Identafi 3000) and the ViziLite.


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