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September 15, 2022 News CancerDentistryNews

Understanding Oral Health in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancer in People with HIV

by Emory University

Little is known about why people living with HIV have a much higher rate of oral human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) than the general population. And it’s not only those with advanced untreated HIV infection, known

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

March 15, 2022 Feature CancerGeneral DentistryOral Health

Let’s Talk About HPV-related Head and Neck Cancer: Now What? Calling the Dental Team to Action!

by Cecilia Dong, DMD, BSc (Dent), MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C); Saranjeev Lalh, BSc, DDS, MD, FRCD(C); Lee Darichuk, BSc, DMD, MDent, FRCD(C); Peter Spafford, MD, FRCS(C); James Yacyshyn, BSc, DDS, MASc; Cheryl Cable, BSc, DDS, MBA, Prosthodontic and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Cert., FRCD(C)

Gone are the days when only tobacco and alcohol were the main risk factors that needed to be discussed with dental patients during head and neck cancer screening examinations. A widespread change in how patients are educated on prevention of

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 31, 2019 News Oral Health

Paid 60 Seconds to Save a Life

by Pierrel Pharma

Oral cancer is one of the few oral diseases encountered by the oral health team that has significant morbidity and premature mortality. Tobacco products, alcohol consumption and sun exposure are the most recognized risk factors, but the incidence of Human

April 25, 2019 News News

HPV-Oral Cancer Link Spotlights Health Disparities Among Men

by AmeriHealth Caritas

An emerging new type of oral cancer in men has increased over the last 15 years.1 The culprit is human papillomavirus (HPV), and key social factors are contributing to its growth. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and with the ongoing

December 3, 2018 News News

Health Experts Warn Oral Sex Could Lead to Mouth Cancer

by Chris Jones, Leicestershire Live

Health experts have warned that kissing and oral sex may in fact be a lead cause of mouth cancer. Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the Oral Health Foundation, said the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is being transmitted from person to

October 29, 2018 News News

ADA Adopts Policy on HPV Vaccination for the Prevention of Oral HPV Infection

by American Dental Association

With the number of cases of HPV-associated cancers on the rise, the American Dental Association (ADA) has adopted a policy that urges dentists to support the use and administration of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The combined estimate by the

August 15, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPublic Health

Cases of Oral Cancers Caused by HPV Rapidly Increasing

by The Canadian Press

The proportion of oral cancers caused by the human papillomavirus has risen significantly in Canada, say researchers, who suggest the infection is now behind an estimated three-quarters of all such malignancies. In a cross-Canada study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical