Latest oral cancer Stories

2013-11-21 23:00:53

Dr. Steven N. Rice of the Advanced Laser Gum Surgery Institute of Washington gives Rockville, MD and D.C-area residents a new way to stay ahead of their health by providing comprehensive oral cancer screening to his patients. Early detection is critical for any type of cancer, including cancers of the mouth, and proper screening is one type of service that Dr. Rice delivers as part of his commitment to top dental care in Rockville, MD. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Periodontal...

2013-10-01 17:54:43

New research has found unique DNA markings on certain genes may 'predict' the risk of developing head and neck cancer Unique DNA markings on certain genes may "predict" the risk of developing head and neck cancer, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London. The findings, published today in the journal Cancer, raise the potential for the development of non-invasive tests which could pick up these tell-tale signs of early cancer initiation. Head and neck cancers...

HPV Link To Throat Cancer Revealed In New Study
2013-07-22 04:35:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all cases of throat cancer can be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), claims new research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this month. HPV, which is the primary cause of cervical cancer, is known to spread through genital or oral contact, according to BBC News reports published Saturday. There are more than 100 different varieties of the illness, though two of them (HPV-16 and HPV-18) are most likely to...

Inexpensive Blood Test Reveals HPV Presence, Potential Cancer Risk
2013-06-18 18:30:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this month, actor Michael Douglas raised the prospect of oral sex leading to throat cancer through the transmission of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus known to cause the disease in some individuals. According to a new study from a team of international researchers in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, blood tests can be used to detect the presence of the virus via the body´s production of telltale antibodies...

2013-06-04 23:19:31

The Seventh Most Common Cancer Among Men is Now Potentially Preventable Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Leukemia, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer are deadly diseases and particularly common among men. What most people may not know is that oral cancer is even more common, and the rate of the disease is growing. In fact, oral cancer is the seventh most common cancer among men. While the disease is on the rise in women, it is twice as common in men, according to the American Cancer...

2013-05-14 23:29:25

Dr. Robert Beckelman recently introduced a new oral cancer screening procedure at his Valley Stream, NY dental office that is helping patients detect this condition earlier than ever possible with a simple in-office test. More than 8,000 people die each year from oral cancer, however if caught early enough, it is one of the most curable forms of cancer. Valley Stream, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Dr. Robert Beckelman recently introduced a new oral cancer screening procedure at his Valley Stream,...

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