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2014-08-01 10:35:50

Johns Hopkins Medicine Physicians at Johns Hopkins have developed blood and saliva tests that help accurately predict recurrences of HPV-linked oral cancers in a substantial number of patients. The tests screen for DNA fragments of the human papillomavirus (HPV) shed from cancer cells lingering in the mouth or other parts of the body. A description of the development is published in the July 31 issue of JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. "There is a window of opportunity...

2014-07-30 23:01:14

New technology allows for early detection of oral cancer. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Throughout the month of August, Restore Dental will be providing their patients with free oral cancer screenings. Using a new technological tool called The Vue, the dental team will work to detect the disease in its early stages. Oral cancer can include cancers of the lips, tongue, cheek, mouth, sinuses, throat and other areas in and around the mouth. According to the National Cancer...

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,...

2014-06-26 23:17:16

New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging all Americans to be on the lookout for seven signs of oral cancer. In an average year, 42,000 people in this country will find out they have oral cancer. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 In light of the death earlier this month of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn due to salivary gland cancer, New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging all Americans to be on the lookout for signs of oral cancer. In an average year,...

2014-06-25 08:31:35

Oral Cancer Detection Test For Primary Care Physicians GARDEN CITY, N.Y., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (MHCC) through its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, has an exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics to distribute its OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test dysplasia (the small white and red tissue spots commonly found in the mouth) to rule out precancerous change. The test has previously been...

2014-06-23 12:28:41

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) volunteer dentists will provide free oral cancer screenings for the public during the AGD 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Detroit. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more than 43,000 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in 2014, resulting in more than 8,000 deaths--that's about one person every hour. To help bring attention to this deadly disease, the AGD Foundation, the...

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...

2014-05-01 23:12:21

Midtown Dentistry is introducing the Oral ID cancer screening system to ensure checks are fast and accurate. Screening is quick, easy and very comfortable. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston has begun an innovative new oral cancer screening program, using the Oral ID system. This is a device that uses fluorescence technology to help pick up any early signs of lesions or changes to the skin inside your mouth. The blue florescent light illuminates any cells that are abnormal...

2014-04-24 23:03:06

Visit Tiny Town Dental in Clarksville for an Oral Cancer screening because early detection is key to prevention. Clarksville, TN (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Tiny Town Dental in Clarksville wants to make sure all patients know how to prevent this deadly disease. Each year, around 45,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with oral cancer. And out of those 45,000, around 65% will not be alive in five years. When oral cancer is detected and treated...


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