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January 22, 2020 News CancerNews

Study Finds Oral Microbiota Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

by Bite Magazine

A large case-controlled study in Iran has shown the association between human oral microbiota and pancreatic cancer risk. Pancreatic cancer is the 12th most commonly occurring cancer worldwide and the 7th leading cause of cancer-related death. Prevention strategies for pancreatic cancer are

November 14, 2019 News CancerNewsOral Health

New Survey Exposes Shocking Lack Of Awareness Of HPV Despite Strong Mouth Cancer Link

by Oral Health Foundation

One in every 20 cancers is caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  Despite this, nearly half of Brits (47%) have not heard of HPV while almost two-thirds (63%) do not know how it is transmitted. The findings have been revealed

October 19, 2019 News CancerNewsOral Health

Abbotsford Hospital Fundraising For Cancer Dental Care

by CTV News

An oral cancer survivor from B.C. is speaking out to bolster a fundraising campaign to install a new dental suite for cancer patients at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Rosalyn Salanguit survived stage four cancer in her tongue, and despite doctors’ predictions

August 7, 2019 News CancerNews

Nicole Gibbs On The Dental Visit That Led To A Cancer Diagnosis

by Nicole Gibbs

Nicole Gibbs is a 26-year-old professional tennis player, currently ranked No. 137 in the world and playing for the Orange County Breakers of World TeamTennis. The former NCAA singles and doubles champion was diagnosed with cancer in the spring after

April 4, 2017 News CancerDental CareNewsOral Health

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Hopes to Educate Public on Risks

by Vigilant Biosciences

According to a recent survey released today from Vigilant Biosciences, in collaboration with the Oral Cancer Foundation, HNCA and SPOHNC, more than 60% of consumers know very little or nothing about oral cancer – a disease that nearly 50,000 people

April 4, 2017 News BlogsCancerOral HealthPublic Health

It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month – Spread the Word!

by Vigilant Biosciences

Read more about Oral Cancer Awareness Month in our News section – click here for more.

November 18, 2016 News CancerCharityEndodonticsNews

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics Raised More Than $13,000 for “Pink Week”

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics raised more than $13,000 for charity in Tulsa during the company’s cancer awareness “Pink Week” Oct. 31-Nov. 4. Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation

November 18, 2016 News CancerDentalNewsOral Health

Autofluorescence has Important Role in Screening for Oral Cancer

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce the results of a meta-analysis on the clinical use of autofluorescence to assess its accuracy for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and oral potentially malignant disorders

October 19, 2016 News CancerDental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

HPV Causing Rise in Mouth and Throat Cancers Across Canada

by Sonja Puzic, CTV News

Mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus have been rising steadily over the past two decades, with a “dramatic” increase among Canadian men, according to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society. The special report on

July 20, 2016 News CancerCharity

#CampNotCancer Campaign Launched

by Oral Health

Great Blue Resorts and Pickle Barrel Restaurants raising funds to send kids to Camp Oochigeas Great Blue Resorts and Pickle Barrel Restaurants have partnered to create a summer-long, online campaign, #CampNotCancer, to raise funds for, and to increase awareness about,  Camp Oochigeas,

February 19, 2016 News CancerDental CareFinancesMedical news

If they can introduce value-based cancer care, is value-based dental care far behind?

by Kahaliah Richards

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine summarized various initiatives in the US to improve the delivery of cancer care by examining all procedures (including drugs) for: safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity. The thrust of this