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2012-04-07 23:03:01

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.

2011-05-26 21:05:00

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred people in the United States every day will be diagnosed with oral cancer and one person every hour of the day will die from it, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation.

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.

2011-04-04 04:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A serious change in the cause of oral cancer is taking place nationally, and its implications are impacting the American public in a manner that a decade ago no one would have predicted. For decades, oral cancer (also known as mouth cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer, and throat cancer) has been a disease which most often occurred in older individuals, who during their lifetimes had been tobacco users.

2011-04-02 00:00:29

Every year in the United States, about 37,000 new patients are diagnosed with oral cancer – that’s about the same as the population of Del Rio. And there are about 8,000 fatalities a year – more than the entire population of Alamo Heights.

2011-03-31 12:03:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Dental, one of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., is reminding patients about the importance of oral cancer screening and early detection in recognition of Oral Cancer Awareness Month (April).

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.

2010-08-16 13:40:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This past weekend the US Open of Surfing, sponsored by action sports industry giant Hurley International was held in "Surf City" attracting over 500,000 visitors during the three-day event.


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