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Dentists can identify early signs of oral cancer. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, the California
Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that targeted swallowing exercises can help alleviate swallowing dysfunction – a debilitating side effect in people undergoing chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancer.
A Michigan State University surgeon is teaming up with a Lansing-area dental benefits firm on a clinical trial to create a simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer, a breakthrough that would drastically improve screening and result in fewer people dying of the world's sixth most common cancer.
Oral cancer is on the rise. It’s no longer mostly smokers or tobacco-users developing it; it’s sexually-active adults between the ages of 20 and 50.
When combined with other treatments, the drug cetuximab—which works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells—has been shown to extend survival in certain types of cancer, including metastatic colorectal cancers.
Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck—which typically arises from thin, flat cells that line moist surfaces inside the mouth, nose and throat—is the sixth most common type of cancer worldwide, and it has a relatively low five-year survival rate and a high recurrence rate.
Pancreatic cancer kills more than 40,000 people every year, and among cancers it's particularly insidious.
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