LSU dental students race for breast cancer cure
December 2, 2013 -- Students at the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Dentistry recently hosted an American Student Dental Association volunteer event in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
New biomarker for oral cancer found
November 15, 2013 -- Canadian researchers have identified a protein that can help predict whether a patient will develop oral cancer, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer.
Less intensive therapy for HPV-mediated OPSCC?
November 14, 2013 -- The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is growing, and the human papillomavirus (HPV) is linked to an increasing number of such cases. Studies show that HPV-positive patients respond better to therapy, and less intensive therapy may be reasonable, according to a new research review.
Study: HPV patients need more education
November 13, 2013 -- Patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and human papillomavirus (HPV) are largely unaware of a possible link between the two conditions, according to a new study.
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.