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Oral Cancer Prevention International Suing Johnson and Johnson–Oral Cancer Detection Test Product Reducing Sales of Lister by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Aug 2011 5:21pm OraPharma, a former subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson signed a contract with the OCPI and then the product was immediately sidelined.  Johnson and Johnson sold OraPharma, who had the contract agreement with OCPI to a private equity firm.  This appears to revolve around the complaint that mouthwash sales of Listerine would go down as it has bee ... Read on »
New tool helps dentists detect oral cancer | Oral Cancer News by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 28 Sep 2009 10:03pm After using the device’s ultraviolet light, Rabinowitz was able to pin point the size and growth of the tumor, take a picture of it, and send it to the oral surgeon who would remove Kiser’s tumor. “The surgeon told me that he could actually see better margins and … Go here to see the original: New tool helps dentists detect oral cancer | Ora ... Read on »
Press Release on Oral Cancer!!!! by Shay2181 Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 9:21am Be Aware, Be Proactive: Protect Against Oral Cancer Delta Dental of Tennessee warns oral cancer strikes victims of any age   NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 12, 2010 – The face of oral cancer is changing. In the past, oral cancer was perceived as a disease that attacked tobacco-using men over 40. Today, a growing number of healthy young people who la ... Read on »
Oral Cancer vs HPV: The World According to Michael Douglas by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 3:00am Wow!  What an interesting new trend.  Celebrities getting into the headlines for medical reasons.  No, dying doesn't really count.  And I guess two isn't really a trend, at least not yet.  But who can forget Angelina Jolie's frank discussion last month about her rationale for prophylactic mastectomy .  And as of this past Sunday's interview ... Read on »
An estimated 7% of Population Carry Oral HPV; Oral Cancer Incidence to Rise Sharply by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 12:00am In a previous post, I raised the issue of the relationship between oral sex, HPV, and oral cancer (see: HPV Now Shown to Cause Oral Cancer in Men ). Here are two quotes from it: The HPV virus now causes as many cancers of the upper throat as tobacco and alcohol, probably due both to an increase in oral sex and the decline in smokin ... Read on »
Oral Health-Oral Cancer Conundrum by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 18 Sep 2013 10:42am Late last month, you might have noticed a lot of whoop-de-doo about a study which found a link between poor oral health and oral HPV infection. More than one headline suggested that brushing and flossing might lower your risk of cancer. “The finding,” however, is a “modest association,” said Aimée R. Kreimer, an epidemiologist at the ... Read on »
Smokeless Tobacco & Oral Cancer by Cory K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:07pm Lets face it, you may like smokeless tobacco, but smokeless tobacco HATES your mouth. This, despite the message Major League Baseball players are trying to sell you. In fact, you may be surprised to find out that chew contains more than 2,000 chemicals - many that have been directly linked to causing cancer( quittobacco.com ). Furthermore, it has ... Read on »
Dental Plan Information, Related Topics: Treatment of Oral Cancer by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 6:13pm The doctor also considers the patient’s age and general health . Oral cancer treatment involves surgery , radiation therapy, or, in many cases, a combination of the two. Some patients receive chemotherapy, treatment with anticancer drugs. The rest is here:  Dental Plan Information, Related Topics: Treatment of Oral Cancer Read on »
Oral Cancer Can Be Prevented by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 4:52pm Do you have a sore on your lip that does not heal? It could be a sign of oral cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are around 29,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed every year in the United States. There are an average of 600 new cases expected in Maryland this year. But most oral cancer is preventable. Ninety perc ... Read on »
Proposal of a saliva test for oral cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 6:01am A surgeon from a university in the USA is hoping that he, alongside a dental benefits company, may be able to produce a cheap saliva test to diagnose mouth cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant ... Read on »