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Fat Lips and Cancer by Ron Sparks Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 12:09pm 1 Comment Not BinaryBiker's Lip I have a fat lip – and it’s making me nervous. Yesterday I discovered what felt like a small lump below my lip.  It was painful to the touch.  It felt like an ingrown hair along the shaving line of my bottom lip.  Throughout the day I felt it and it was sorebut there was no visible sign of the zit or ingrown ... Read on »
My Most Popular Search Term: “Lip Cancer” by Ron Sparks Posted Mon 30 May 2011 1:12am "Lip Cancer" is my most popular search term If there were a content on the most popular search terms that land results on the term “lip cancer” would be the clear winner – with over seven (7) times the hit relevancy than any other term.  This is my SEO claim to fame: lip cancer.  Apparently, many people with mouth sores ... Read on »
Long-Term Use of Blood Pressure Medications that Promote Sun Sensitivity May Increase Risk of Lip Cancer in Non-Hispanic Whites by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 5:17pm Long-term use of commonly used blood pressure medications that increase sensitivity to sunlight is associated with an increased risk of lip cancer in non-Hispanic whites, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. Funded by the National Cancer Institute, the study found ... Read on »
I Keep Getting A Sore On My Lip Could It Be Cancer? by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 2:58am My dentist prescribed me Valtrex to prevent the oral herpe from popping up, but it doesn’t work anymore. I can feel a hard ball in my lip and it does hurt. I just turned 24 and I do spend ALOT of time in the sun View original post here: I Keep Getting A Sore On My Lip Could It Be Cancer? Read on »
No running this week by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Jan 2012 12:18am This morning I had surgery for a basal cell skin cancer on my lip. The cancer didn't go below the skin and get into the muscle, but it was wide and covered some of my cheek. The doctor said not to run this week but that I can walk slow such that my pulse rate doesn't go up much. He is worried about the stitches breaking through the skin, allowing ... Read on »
A great 60-minute run after skin cancer surgery by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 23 Jan 2012 6:59pm I ran/walked for 60 minutes this morning and completed 3.35 miles. I could tell that I was going a bit faster than I've been doing, and my mileage shows that. As I've explained before, I don't push for any particular pace; I just let my body control the pace. During the first 1.5 miles, I used my run/walk routine of 3 minutes running and 40 secon ... Read on »
Cigar Smoking and Cancer by Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 9:00pm Cigar Smoking and Cancer Key Points Cigar smoke, like cigarette smoke, contains toxic and cancer-causing chemicals that are harmful to both smokers and nonsmokers (see Question 2 ). There is no safe tobacco product, and there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke (see Que ... Read on »
American Dental Association Improves Mouth Cancer and Smokeless Tobacco Brochures by Brad R. Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 11:09am I have been critical of the American Dental Association’s distribution of misinformation about smokeless tobacco and tobacco harm reduction (discussed here and here ).  New ADA brochures on mouth cancer and smokeless tobacco show significant improvement  over their past publications. The new pamphlet on mouth (and throat) ca ... Read on »
BBC Three documentary on oral sex and cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 12:00am Image © BBC Tonight’s BBC Three documentary , presented by actress Jaime Winston, discusses the newest potential cause of cancer – oral sex. But before you declare a life of celibacy or start railing against those fun-killing scientists, we want to clarify exactly what we do and don’t know on this topic. The reality is tha ... Read on »
Oral Cancer Isn't Just for Smokers by Trumbull Dentist Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 9:57pm One person dies every hour from oral cancer in the U.S. alone. The five year survival rate is only 50% due to lack of early detection. About 37,000 people in the U.S. were newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2010. Oral cancer has increased in its rate of occurrence for the fifth straight year. Non-smokers under the age of 50 ... Read on »