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2014-07-16 04:21:46

Rodeo Cowboy Cody Kiser steps up as the new spokesperson and role model for The Oral Cancer Foundation NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the world of rodeo has been the realm of sponsorship by the tobacco industry for decades, The Oral Cancer Foundation today takes a stand and introduces their new spokesperson, Cody Kiser; a rodeo cowboy who will be debuting his partnership with the foundation at the upcoming Snake River Stampede Rodeo in Nampa,...

2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Following Deadbeat's benefit performances this spring, with Mark playing...

2014-05-29 16:26:13

More than 2,400 Advanced Oral Cancer Screenings Conducted at Aspen Dental Practices During Oral Cancer Awareness Month SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental, one of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., conducted 2,420 ViziLite® oral cancer screenings at Aspen Dental locations during the month of April, resulting in a $12,100 donation to The Oral Cancer Foundation. The program, which included a $5 donation for each...

2014-04-04 23:01:51

During Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Herald Square Dental & The Denture Center is partnering with the American Oral Cancer Foundation for an Open House on 4/30/14 and offering oral cancer screenings at a reduced cost during the entire month of April 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 This year for Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Herald Square Dental is partnering with the Oral Cancer Foundation for an Open House offering complimentary oral cancer screenings on Wednesday, April...

2014-04-01 16:25:35

Aspen Dental Practices to Make Donation to Oral Cancer Foundation for Advance Screenings During Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, oral cancer kills more people in the U.S. than other more widely known forms of cancer, including skin, lymphatic, thyroid, and cervical cancers. According to the 2013 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, HPV-positive oral cancer, in particular, is rising at an alarming rate and...

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...

2014-03-27 08:33:12

Dental Associations urge regular oral cancer examinations - early detection saves lives! ROSEMONT, Ill., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral and oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) collectively kill nearly one person every hour of every day of the year[1]. Of the people newly diagnosed with these cancers, 40% will not survive longer than 5 years. Moreover, many who do survive suffer long-term problems such as severe facial disfigurement or difficulties...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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