Posts Tagged ‘ Oral Cancer ’

Oral Cancer Becoming Increasingly More Common

Oral cancer is now the tenth most common cancer in men. There are thousands of men diagnosed with oral cancer every year. The rise in oral cancer cases, Cancer Research UK in collaboration with Professor Richard Shaw at the University’s Institute of Translational Medicine, has launched a new toolkit for dentists. These toolkits could make… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 12 2015

Some Dentists Offering Free Mouth Examinations

October is mouth cancer awareness month and many dental offices are offering free mouth examinations. Mouth cancer can be confused with other oral problems and many people don’t see medical attention until it has spread or become severe. Early detection improves the likeliness of recovery and survival. Check the dental offices in your area to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015

What Are The Underlying Causes Of Metastases In Oral Cancers

Oral cancers can be life threatening and while there are treatment options, many dentists, doctors and researchers are working to find a cause so they can work on better treatments and prevention. A recent study shows that one of the underlying causes of metastases in oral cancers could be a person’s immune response. “There’s a unique inflammatory… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2015

Early Oral Cancer Prevention

12 Days of Christmas – Day 3 On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… early cancer screenings for my teeth. Early screening and diagnosis of oral cancel is critical. The majority of cases are not diagnosed until they are in the later stages (leading to a startling 45 percent death… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2015

A Better Way to Screen for Oral Cancer – The VELscope

Over 35,000 people each year are diagnosed with oral cancer according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. When diagnosis and treatment are performed early, the survival rate is more than 90 percent – that’s the good news. Unfortunately, oral cancers are hard to discover, and the majority of cases are not diagnosed until they are in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015