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Latest oral cancer Stories

2012-04-19 23:04:09

Dentists can identify early signs of oral cancer. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 As part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April, the California

2012-04-18 09:13:06

A Michigan State University surgeon is teaming up with a Lansing-area dental benefits firm on a clinical trial to create a simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer, a breakthrough that would drastically improve screening and result in fewer people dying of the world's sixth most common cancer.

2012-04-07 23:03:01

Oral cancer is on the rise. It’s no longer mostly smokers or tobacco-users developing it; it’s sexually-active adults between the ages of 20 and 50.

2012-03-27 20:33:48

Research from Queen Mary, University of London has uncovered the mechanism which causes normal cells to develop into cancer, giving hope in the fight against one of the UK's biggest killers.

2012-03-02 01:09:51

Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue.

2012-01-26 11:51:51

Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.