Oral Cancer

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Increases in HPV-linked cancers in parts of US with high smoking rates

A new paper in JNCI Cancer Spectrum, published by Oxford University Press, finds increases in both men and women for several HPV-related cancers in low-income counties or those with high smoking rates. Increases were slower in the highest-income US counties or those with low smoking rates.

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Everything You Should Know About HPV That You Weren’t Taught In School

Unless your Google calendar says you’ve got an upcoming Pap test or HPV vaccine appointment, odds are you aren’t actively sitting there thinking about HPV. Still, given the statistics on just how prevalent the virus is, maybe you should. Here are some things you should know about HPV.

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Oral Cancer, VELscope

Impact of Prior HPV Infection or History of Abnormal Pap Smear and HPV

The Impact Of A Prior HPV Infection Or A History Of Abnormal Pap Smear On The Humoral Immune Response To A Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (qHPV) Vaccination For a study, researchers …...

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Oral Cancer, VELscope

Men and the Human Papillomavirus

In cervical cancer awareness month, Yan-Yi Lee delves into the topic of HPV, exploring why heterosexual men in particular may be less aware of the risks and consequences. Whilst availability of …...

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Mouth Cancer Charter to raise awareness in rise of oral cancer

Seb Evans reports back from the Oral Cancer Action Charter signing at the Palace of Westminster last month. Leading figures from dentistry along with MPs all joined to sign the …...

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The Sore Sign In Your Mouth to Never Ignore

Vitamin B12 deficiency has a wide range of symptoms, affecting everything from your mouth in the form of poor oral hygiene, to your toes (pins and needles). What are the …...

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HPV Affects 90% of Population

It might surprise you to know that the papilloma virus will affect almost every one of us. HPV, as it’s commonly known, won’t affect most of the people infected with …...

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Biggest Misconceptions about HPV

Every year, around 3,000 new cases of cervical cancer are reported in the UK. Despite approximately 99.8 per cent of cases being preventable, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cervical …...

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Eva Grayzel, Cancer Survivor

Eva Grayzel is an oral cancer survivor that is about increasing awareness and the need for oral cancer screening. Eva Grayzel, a nationally recognized Master Storyteller and performance artist, was …...

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Oral Cancer, Oral Cancer Screening, VELscope

Increasing VELscope Acceptance: Session 6 – Case Study & Conclusion

How to Improve VELscope Acceptance – An Interview with Dr. Ray Morgan Over the past few sessions, you have learned how to approach the topic of oral screening with your …...

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