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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...

2014-01-21 23:30:04

Every year, 8,000 people die from oral cancers. Their chances would have been better had the cancer been caught in the early stages. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Fredericksburg and Monclair Family Dentistry now offer oral cancer screenings with every cleaning. Screenings for many types of cancer should be done regularly. Breast cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer screenings are among the most common, and happily, more people than ever before go out of their way to...

2013-12-27 10:36:56

Patients with tongue cancer who started their treatment with a course of chemotherapy fared significantly worse than patients who received surgery first, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. This is contrary to protocols for larynx cancer, in which a single dose of chemotherapy helps determine which patients fare better with chemotherapy and radiation and which patients should elect for surgery. In larynx cancer, this...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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