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2012-07-26 23:24:35

Predictors of disease severity in human papillomavirus-derived head and neck cancer, tobacco use, and the dramatic benefits of robotic surgery in people with head and neck cancer are among landmark research presented by Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the Eighth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer. The meeting took place from July 21-25, 2012 in Toronto. Highlights of Mount Sinai research at the American Head and Neck Society conference: Transoral Robotic Surgery Shows...

2012-06-25 05:51:30

By Ashley Strauss, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — 60% of all oral cancers and 90% of all cervical cancers are directly linked to HPV. Now, doctors are saying men should be paying attention to the ads as much as women. HPV is also responsible for 90% of anal cancers and 50 % penile cancers. HPV is a virus contracted through sexual contact, and can lead to genital warts, as well as lesions, cancers, and even death. The vaccine Gardasil helps to prevent the...

2012-05-08 23:03:01

New labor deal still allows use of smokeless tobacco by players during televised games. Players have agreed not to carry product in their back pockets when fans are in the ballpark, or use tobacco during game interviews or team functions. However, many believe ban on chewing tobacco and dip during games is needed to protect impressionable kids watching on TV. Selma, AL (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Baseball season is in full swing, and America is once again filling the stands (over 73 million in...

2012-04-27 12:39:16

A team of American researchers have created a portable, miniature microscope in the hope of reducing the time taken to diagnose oral cancer. The probe, which is around 20 cm long and 1 cm wide at its tip, could be used by doctors to diagnose oral cancer in real-time or as a surgical guidance tool; dentists could also use it to screen for early-stage cancer cells. The probe has been presented today, Friday 27 April, in IOP Publishing's Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, and...


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