Latest Brian Hill Stories

2014-03-31 08:28:25

Organization forms alliance of dental professional organizations to boost public awareness through screening events NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April 1 kicks off the start of Oral Cancer Awareness Month. For the 15(th) year in a row, the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) is leading a national awareness effort by encouraging dental practices across the United States to offer free oral cancer screenings to people in their communities during the month of April. Through this...

2011-05-18 04:00:00

Non-profit leads coalition of strategic partners to effect nationwide increase in screening and awareness efforts NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral cancer is an insidious disease that too often is not discovered until very late in its development, as it might not produce symptoms the average person may notice. By then treatments are less effective, and because of late discovery in far too many patients, it has a five year survival rate of only about 46%,...

2010-12-17 14:44:00

Oral Cancer Support Group Connects Thousands of Patients and Survivors on the Internet NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's no secret that people don't want to hear their name and cancer in the same sentence. When Oral Cancer Founder Brian Hill was diagnosed with oral cancer in 1999, he had a lot of questions. Brian recalls, "When I was going through treatment I remember thinking, 'When am I going to get rid of all these sores in my mouth? What about...

2010-02-23 05:00:00

Low-Income, At-Risk Patients Now Being Screened for Oral Cancer and Other Oral Conditions NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2009 the Oral Cancer Foundation initiated a program of donating VELscope® Oral Cancer Screening Systems to free clinics. The most recent recipients of this program are two West Virginia clinics: WV Health Right in Charleston, and the Susan Dew Hoff Memorial Clinic in West Milford. "Our intent is to identify free clinics...

2009-04-16 04:00:00

Senate to Soon Review Version of Bill Recently Passed by House of Representatives NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Oral Cancer Foundation today called for the U.S. Senate to grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products in response to the tobacco industry's most aggressive marketing campaign targeted at women and girls in over a decade. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to give the FDA such authority approximately...

2008-10-10 09:00:38

Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SWYV) ("Seaway Valley") (www.seawayvalleycapitalcorp.com) chairman and chief executive officer, Thomas W. Scozzafava, announced today that Seaway Valley has retained Brian Hill to advise the company on the operations of its restaurant, lodging, and brewing holdings. "We are pleased to have been able to bring Mr. Hill in to help execute the Company's hospitality growth strategy," Mr. Scozzafava stated. He continued, "The fact that he has...

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