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Oral Cancer: Page 2
Research may enable individualized HNC treatment for Black patients
Several genomic alterations and signatures found in head and neck cancer (HNC) may pave the way for more personalized diagnosis and treatment.
May 3, 2023
Drug combo shows promise for HPV-negative HNC patients
A new drug combination shows promise for treating HPV-negative patients with advanced head and neck cancer (HNC).
April 4, 2023
U.K. physicists awarded grant for new oral cancer diagnostic tool
A team of physicists at the University of Liverpool in the U.K. have been awarded 534,000 pounds ($642,000) from the National Institute for Health and Care Research to develop a new oral cancer diagnostic tool.
February 23, 2023
Oral bacteria may increase heart disease risk
Infection with a common bacteria linked with periodontal disease, oral cancers, and bad breath may cause a slight increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study published on February 14 in
February 22, 2023
Woman may have developed ONJ from cancer immunotherapy drug
A humanized antibody used in cancer immunotherapy may be associated with a 44-year-old woman developing osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). The case report was published on January 1 in
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
January 3, 2023
LED Dental partners with USI, Kells
LED Dental has entered into partnerships with insurance and consulting firm USI and artificial intelligence (AI) firm Kells.
December 15, 2022
New Zealand to ban tobacco sales
New Zealand has passed an anti-smoking bill that will ban the sale of tobacco to anyone born on or after January 1, 2009, according to a report published December 13 on CNN.com.
December 15, 2022
Dental visits tied to lower risk of head and neck cancer
Visiting the dentist may reduce one's risk of head and neck cancer, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed the relationship between the time that had elapsed since patients' most recent dental visit and a diagnosis of head and neck cancer. The results were published in
Oral Oncology Reports
on October 28.
October 30, 2022
Viome raises $67M for oral health tests, more
Biotechnology company Viome Life Sciences has raised more than $67 million to fund an oral health intelligence test and early detection diagnostics for chronic diseases, cancers, and more.
October 19, 2022
Week in Review: What sugar does to enamel | ADA weighs in on Medicare changes | Caring for patients with cancer
September 9, 2022
Dentists have a place on cancer teams
Many patients diagnosed with cancer put other health concerns, including dental problems, on the back burner, which could delay treatment and recovery. That's why a clinical instructor from New York University says dentists should be part of a patient's cancer team.
September 6, 2022
What's the best implant-retained prosthesis for HNC?
Implant-retained prostheses are used increasingly in the oral rehabilitation of patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). But when comparing fixed or removable prostheses, only one had better survival and complication-free survival rates in a recent study of patients with HNC.
September 1, 2022
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