Study: Follow-up, smoking, travel distance affect HNC survival
May 14, 2015 -- Patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) have better survival rates when they attend follow-up visits, quit smoking, have good incomes, and live close to medical centers, according to a new study.
Aspen Dental donates $20K to Oral Cancer Foundation
May 11, 2015 -- Aspen Dental announced it will be donating more than $20,200 to the Oral Cancer Foundation as part of a program that contributed $5 for each ViziLite oral cancer screening conducted at Aspen Dental practices in April.
Forward Science featured on oral cancer podcast
May 6, 2015 -- Forward Science Technologies, developer of the OralID cancer screening device, has joined with Fortune Management for a podcast episode focused on oral cancer.
Study: Robotic surgery could provide better outcomes for OPSCC patients
May 5, 2015 -- Transoral robotic surgery alone could provide better quality of life and outcomes for patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) than treatment with adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy, according to a study in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery.
New oncology care dental residency program accredited
April 30, 2015 -- The Commission on Dental Accreditation has accredited a new general-practice dental residency program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo.
Tumeric may offer potential therapy for HPV-related cancers
April 29, 2015 -- Turmeric, a yellow spice common in Indian and Asian cooking, may have a therapeutic role in treating oral cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV), according to new research.
Study: Broccoli extract shows promise for HNC prevention
April 23, 2015 -- Sulforaphane, an extract found in broccoli sprouts and cabbage, helped protect mice against oral cancer in a new study. Researchers are now studying if it prevents head and neck cancer (HNC) in humans.
Forward Science donates 4th OralID
April 23, 2015 -- Forward Science Technologies, the developer of the OralID cancer screening device, has donated a fourth device as part of its OralID Facebook Charity Campaign.
LED Dental joins Oral Cancer Foundation's campaign
April 22, 2015 -- LED Dental has joined the Oral Cancer Foundation's Be Part of the Change program, seeking to promote the importance of routine comprehensive oral screenings and early detection of oral cancer.
Study suggests changing HNSCC treatment for anemic patients
April 21, 2015 -- A long-term analysis of a head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) study had surprising results, finding that HNSCC patients who are also anemic should not have erythropoietin added to their radiation or chemotherapy care.
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Aspirin can help battle head/neck cancer
Aspirin appears to offer significant protection against head and neck (HNC) cancer, according to a study in the British Journal of Cancer. Regular aspirin use was associated with a 22% reduction in HNC and seems to be particularly effective in preventing laryngeal cancer. Read more.
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