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June 8, 2022 Feature CancerOral HealthOral Surgery

Oral Cancer Prevention: An Important Free Learning Resource

by Richard Cook, BDS. FDS, PhD

The prevention of oral cancer has been a key topic in oral health care for many years, as many oral cancer patients still present de novo at an advanced stage, often thereby jeopardising their ultimate prognosis. Lesion size at presentation

April 12, 2022 News CancerNews

Canada Approved Vaccine to Prevent HPV-Related Oropharyngeal and Head and Neck Cancers

by Precisions Canada

Quebec-based Merck Canada today announced Health Canada approved an expanded indication of GARDASIL®9 in individuals 9 through 45 years of age to prevent infection caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58. And this approval is

April 11, 2022 Video CancerWebinars

HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancers. Meet the Authors.

by Oral Health

With a dramatically increasing incidence of HPV-related head and neck cancers in North America, dentistry is the first aggressive line of defense, and now offense, in saving lives and protecting quality of life.  From this webinar, we hope that dentists

April 5, 2022 News CancerNewsOral Health

Pandemic-Driven Behaviors Could Increase Risk of Oral Cancer

by ADA

Two years into the pandemic, regular dental visits are more important than ever. In fact, they could save lives. New studies published in The Journal of the American Dental Association underscore the importance of regular dental visits in the prevention

February 4, 2022 News CancerNews

OraCare Doubles Down with Dentists to Support Cancer Patients

by OraCare

In recognition of National World Cancer Day, OraCare is expanding the scope of its OraCare Cares program with an in kind donation to cancer patients when participating dentists purchase OraCare Rinse. Under the new initiative, called “Your Order, Their Relief”,

November 26, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

Mouth Cancer: Routine Dental Check-Up Saves Woman’s Life

by BBC

A woman said her dentist saved her life after a persistent sore throat turned out to be mouth cancer. Martine Clark, 60, is now in remission after she was encouraged to have her symptoms investigated following a routine check-up. Ms.

November 15, 2021 News CancerNews

Plymouth Man Thanks Dentist for ‘Saving My Life’

by BBC

A man has thanked a dentist for “saving my life” after a routine check revealed cancer in his mouth. John Sanders, 55, from Plymouth was being checked by dentist Jasleen Batra when she found a lump in his mouth. He

April 20, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

OraCare Partners with Dentists to Provide Vital Support to Cancer Patients

by OraCare

Free Product Provided To Help Ease the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment In response to a critical need within the dental community to help support and care for patients undergoing cancer treatments, OraCare is pleased to announce the continuation and

March 25, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

UB Awarded $1.5 Million to Reprogram White Blood Cells in Fight Against Oral Cancer

by The University at Buffalo

Veterans two times more likely to develop head and neck cancers than non-veterans The University at Buffalo has received a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Defense to develop new therapies that help reduce chronic inflammation and

December 14, 2020 Feature CancerOral cancerOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Oral Cancer and the Race Against Time: Use of Psoriasin (S100A7) as a Predictive Marker to Enhance Assessment of Cancer Risk in Oral Lesions

by V. Thorburn, BMSc, MSc, DDS Candidate; C.S. Dong, DMD, BSc (Dent), MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C) and M.R. Darling, BChD, MSc (Dent), MSc (Med), MChD

Introduction Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is a potentially debilitating and deadly disease, particularly when diagnosed at an advanced stage.1 Early detection drastically improves prognostic outcomes, making diagnosis a race against time.2 Most cases of OSCC begin as a precursor

October 2, 2020 Feature CancerOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Coping During COVID: How Charity, Cancer, and Coincidence Brought These Dentists Together

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM; Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, BA, DDS

Michael Carabash Ontario Dental Lawyer, Practice Seller, DMC LLP “It was a Valentine’s day I’ll never forget,” recalls Michael Carabash. “I was visiting Dr. Ron and Vicky Giedraitis at their practice. The conversation somehow turned to Vicky’s elective double mastectomy.

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