Latest oral cancers Stories

2014-04-04 23:39:39

In recognition of April as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Grandview Dental Care is offering complimentary oral cancer screenings as a service to the Columbus, Ohio community. More than 43,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancers this year alone, and oral cancers kill one person every hour of every day. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Grandview Dental Care is offering complimentary oral cancer screenings from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 and Monday, April 28....

2013-04-01 23:02:18

Oral Cancer Screenings for the public, April 17, 2013 4:00pm-until all patients are seen. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Gulfside Dental is providing free visual head and neck oral cancer exams on April 17th to educate Southeast Texas on the importance of early screening and detection in oral cancers. While all Gulfside Dental patients receive visual oral cancer screenings during regular visits, April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month by the Oral Cancer Foundation and...

2011-04-04 04:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A serious change in the cause of oral cancer is taking place nationally, and its implications are impacting the American public in a manner that a decade ago no one would have predicted. For decades, oral cancer (also known as mouth cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer, and throat cancer) has been a disease which most often occurred in older individuals, who during their lifetimes had been tobacco users. Most cases were ultimately the...

2010-07-14 15:18:51

Today during the 88th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, in Barcelona, Spain, presenting author J. Meyle, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, will present an abstract titled "P. gingivalis Infection and Immune Evasion of Oral Carcinomas." Meyle and his team are investigating the relationship of oral cancers and periodontal disease. They achieved results by infecting cell carcinoma cells SCC-25 with Porphyromonas gingivalis (P.g.)...

2009-08-11 13:29:04

A leading British charity warned on Tuesday that an "alarming" growth in oral cancer rates for people in their 40s is largely due to rising alcohol consumption, AFP reported. A growing number of 40-somethings developing cancer of the mouth, tongue, lip and throat in Britain has gone up by 28 percent for men and 24 percent for women since the mid-1990s, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK. The leading cause of oral cancers from smoking and tobacco use often take up to 30 years to...

2005-09-01 00:10:50

PHILADELPHIA--A team of Canadian scientists may have discovered a way to use a simple dye as a litmus test to identify abnormal areas of the mouth that may become cancers. According to a study published in the September 1 issue of "Cancer Research", the scientists found that lesions that took up the dye known as toluidine blue were six times more likely to become oral cancers. The team also discovered that the dye-staining lesions contained molecular alterations that are linked to high risk...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.