Oral Cancer & Diagnostics
DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards 2016 finalists
December 12, 2016 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists chosen by our readers for the 2016 Dental Excellence Awards. We want to thank the hundreds of readers who participated in the voting.  Discuss
Forward Science upgrades OralID
November 2, 2016 -- Forward Science has launched the second-generation of its OralID oral cancer screening device.  Discuss
LED Medical releases results for oral screening program
August 11, 2016 -- LED Medical Diagnostics has announced the results of an oral health screening program in Canad  Discuss
Vigilant raises $5M to commercialize oral cancer test
July 11, 2016 -- Vigilant Biosciences has raised $5 million to commercialize OncAlert, its oral cancer detection test.  Discuss
Study: Can saliva analysis help detect cancer?
June 10, 2016 -- Saliva collection and analysis can be as accurate as a tissue biopsy in detecting treatable cancer mutations, which may allow some cancers to be diagnosed earlier, according to a new study presented at the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 annual meeting.  Discuss
Vigilant to launch oral cancer rinse test
June 1, 2016 -- Vigilant Biosciences will launch an oral rinse test for oral cancer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2016 annual meeting in Chicago.  Discuss
Vigilant gets CE Mark for 2nd oral cancer test
May 4, 2016 -- Vigilant Biosciences' OncAlert oral cancer rapid test has received the CE Mark, which allows the company to market the test in Europe.  Discuss
Do dentists need to doctor up on oral cancer?
April 15, 2016 -- Michael Ventriello, owner of Ventriello Communications and an experienced voice in dental public relations, explains why he "fired" his dentist over the lack of oral cancer screening. He writes that dentists and hygienists need to embrace examination tools and protocols to improve oral cancer screening and survival rates.  Discuss
PeriRx offers free test kits in April
March 25, 2016 -- PeriRx is offering complimentary SaliMark oral squamous cell carcinoma salivary DNA test kits to registered dental offices in April, which is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.  Discuss
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Special Feature
5 misconceptions about oral and oropharyngeal cancer
Screening of every dental patient older than 18 for oral and oropharyngeal cancer is a must, writes Jo-Anne Jones, RDH. Taking the time to screen each patient can make an impact on oral cancer survival rates. However, dentists and oral healthcare professionals have a few common misconceptions about these cancers. Read more.
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