Brush Biopsy: A New Era in Oral Cancer Detection

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Your routine dental visit might soon include a quick and painless evaluation for oral cancer, thanks to a groundbreaking invention by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago. This article will explore how this innovative brush biopsy technique could revolutionize oral cancer diagnosis and save lives. What Is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer develops in any…

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Understanding the Signs of Oral Cancer

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The word “cancer” can strike fear in anyone’s heart. While many types of cancer are now highly treatable, oral cancer remains a deadly exception. Shockingly, one person dies from oral cancer every hour in the United States alone, and the disease often goes undetected until it’s too late for effective treatment. This is why early…

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Is Early Oral Cancer Detection Possible?

Over 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal or oral cancer this year alone. It will cause almost 10,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day for the entire year. Of those 50,000 or so newly diagnosed oral cancer cases, about 57% will be alive in 5 years. The death rate…

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Beware Of Oral Cancer

Cancer is never an easy disease to face. Many types of cancer are very treatable especially when diagnosed early. Oral cancer is one of those that are easily treatable in its very earliest stages. However, the prognosis changes dramatically once it progresses. Oral cancer is any cancer of the mouth and the pharynx. The most common…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month 2014

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  Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2014   Oral Cancer Facts -Expected to have approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2013 alone. -Males account for almost 70% of all new cases. Survival Rates of Oral Cancer 1 year – 89% survival 5 year – 56% survival 10 year – 41% survival -Approximtely 8,000 deaths per…

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month April, 2013   Oral Cancer Facts -Expected to have approximately 42,000 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2013 alone. -Males account for almost 70% of all new cases. Survival Rates of Oral Cancer 1 year – 89% survival 5 year – 56% survival 10 year – 41% survival -Approximtely 8,000…

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What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer?

Did you know that oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer and accounts for approximately 4% of all cancers diagnosed? Most of the oral cancer diagnoses are in patients older than 45 years old. Men are twice as likely as women to develop oral cancers. The key to oral cancer, as in most cancers,…

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Coffee Drinking Reduces Risk For Oral Cancer

Coffee is a multi-billion dollar industry. Coffee is a morning staple in most households. Some cannot imagine starting a day without it. New research shows that those who drink 4 or more cups of caffeinated coffee each day reduce their risk for oral cancer by nearly half from those who do not drink coffee! This…

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Can Raspberries Keep Oral Cancer Away?

Oral cancer affects approximately 40,000 people in the United States each year. Oral Cancer kills one person every hour, every day totaling about 8,000 deaths per year. Only a little more than half of those 40,000 diagnosed, will be alive in 5 years. This is a number that has stayed steady for quite a number of years. Around the world, the problem is even greater…

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Dangers of Tongue Piercing

Tongue Piercing dangers. It is very hard to believe or understand how certain things ever become popular. But they do like, pet rocks, 8 track tapes, and the rubik’s cube. Fortunately over time, these fads fade away into oblivion. The latest craze over the last few years has been tongue piercing. Tongue Piercing has become very…

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