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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 23:21:29

Oral cancer is the leading cancer in the head and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA is offering oral cancer screenings for early detection. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry wants to make sure that patients are taking the right steps to early detection. A large amount of oral cancer can actually be caught in very early or pre-cancer stages and with early detection, survival rates are...

2014-03-25 08:25:44

Team Benefits from Advanced VELscope Vx® Technology LOMPOC, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every year, more than 30,000 cases of oral cancer are diagnosed, resulting in over 8,000 deaths. The Seattle Mariners and DenMat in partnership with LED Medical Diagnostics - manufacturers of the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System - are well aware of these statistics and the importance of advanced technological oral cancer...

2014-03-24 23:02:48

April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and if you make an appointment today with Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo, CA, you will receive a free oral cancer screening. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Prevention Month and Dr. Michael Wong of San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry supports the fight by offering free oral cancer screening with appointment for the entire month of April. Oral cancer begins in the mouth or in the throat and it can be particularly dangerous...

2014-03-21 08:25:27

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northridge dentist, Dr. Farshid Ariz, is offering discounted screenings for oral cancer throughout the month of April. Dr. Arami and Northridge oral surgery expert, Dr. Ariz offer visual exams during routine checkups to identify any lesions or abnormal tissues. This offer includes not only a visual exam but also a more in-depth screening using the VELscope. Throughout the month of April, patients will receive this oral cancer...

2014-03-20 16:26:44

Public Can Get Free Screenings During Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week®, April 20-26 NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study shows that sore throat and neck mass are the most common initial symptoms of a form of oral, head and neck cancer that is rapidly increasing in incidence, oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). The study, published online March 20, 2014 in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, cites sore throat as the most...

2014-02-12 08:29:33

Primary Care Physicians Can Now Help Place Oral Cancer on Short List of Preventable Cancers GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, through a signed exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics, will begin its rollout and distribution of the OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test the small white and red tissue spots...

2014-02-11 04:22:13

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDS Biotechnology Corp., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immunotherapy treatments for cancer and other chronic diseases, as well as novel preventive vaccines, today announced that the first patient has been successfully vaccinated with PDS0101 in a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. The trial which is being conducted at three leading gynecological...

2014-02-09 23:00:41

For better oral and overall health, CDA urges tobacco users to quit the habit. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The recent decision by CVS Caremark to discontinue the sale of tobacco products is to be applauded. For decades, the California Dental Association and other health organizations have been warning tobacco users of the dangers of these products and urging them to kick the habit. In addition to CVS’s vow to eliminate tobacco products from its shelves, the U.S. Food and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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