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Oral Cancer: Within Normal Limits or a Dangerous Assumption?

Oral cancer is on the rise, increasingly associated with HPV rather than traditional risk factors like tobacco and alcohol use.

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How Do I Know if It’s Oral Cancer? 5 Simple Steps

What’s Behind the Huge Rise in Oral Cancers? What if we do find something unusual or different inside our mouth? How do I know if it’s oral cancer

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Is the COE Part of Your Routine?

A 3-4 minute visual and palpation exam is crucial in the early detection of oral diseases. It is quick to perform, painless for the patient, and enhances the patient experience with the dental practice.

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Early Detection Can Equal Higher Survival Rates

Increasing oral cancer screenings can decrease the mortality rates from oral cancer. Early Detection is the key to better treatment, better outcomes and higher survival rates.

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Clinical Study Concludes That VELscope™ Technology Improves Clinical Decision Making

Independent clinical study by seven researchers from the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Cancer Agency and Simon Fraser University, is the latest report to document the benefits of adjunctive oral examination technology.

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Oral health warning

Oral health warning. One of the primary symptoms of mouth cancer relates to the ulcers in the mouth. If these are painful and do not heal within several weeks, it could be a sign of mouth cancer.

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World head and neck cancer day

World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the health agencies say it’s a timely opportunity to raise awareness about the devastating health impacts of head and neck cancers, including oropharyngeal – throat – cancer caused by Human Papillomavirus Virus – HPV.

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The Case for Having Dentists on Your Cancer Care Team

Cancer treatment often takes a team of health professionals—oncologists, nurses, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and social workers—to coordinate and provide comprehensive support for patients. At NYU, dentists are increasingly being considered an important part of the cancer care team.  

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Dental Students Perception of HPV & Oral Cancer

Dental Students Perception of HPV & Oral Cancer. HPV infection forms a major etiological factor for oropharyngeal cancer OPC.

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Space between nerves and tumor cells to identify most aggressive oral cancers

Researchers examined the role of space between nerves and tumor cells in oral cancer, and found that while perineural invasion is important.

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