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Oral Cancer

6 Of The Most Common Dental Problems, Fixed! | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.26.2016 | Fifty

Smile! There’s good news from the world of dentistry: Older American are keeping their teeth longer than ever before and the average number of teeth...

Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett Reveals He Has Oral Cancer

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

Rikki Rockett, the drummer of glam rock band Poison, revealed on Monday that he is being treated with radiation and chemotherapy for oral cancer. The...

The Oral Cancer Risk You Might Not Know About

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Sexually transmitted disease might not be top of mind during a semi-annual dental checkup, but perhaps it should be. Some behavioral risk factors ...

Should You Get Screened for Oral Cancer?

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

About 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year with oral cancer, a form of head and neck cancer found inside the mouth, including on the tongue, floor of the mouth, and cheeks. Oral cancer can be deadly; historically, the cure rates for oral cancers diagnosed in advanced stages have been very low. That's why finding them early is so important.

Enough Already! Tobacco Dipping Snuffs Out Lives

Dr Sanda Moldovan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr Sanda Moldovan

So many young people, especially high school-age boys, are influenced by seeing their baseball heroes dipping that it's become as natural to them as another staple of baseball life: hot dogs.

Tony Gwynn's Biggest Hit and His Advice for Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

After wearing number 19 for the San Diego Padres, Tony Gwynn was elected to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot on which he was eligible. But his biggest accomplishment (to me) was when he courageously faced cancer surgery in August 2010.

INFOGRAPHIC: Can You Get Cancer From Oral Sex?

Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Cancer death rates continue to decline, the American Cancer Society's annual report showed earlier this week. But cancer caused by the human papilloma...

A Movement to Fight HPV Throat Cancer

Pamela Tom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Tom

Strong, active men like Jeff won't think to seek medical help when they feel a lump in their throat or have difficulty swallowing. Public education will hopefully change that.

Cancer, Oral Sex and Presidential Politics: Did Bill Clinton Cause an Increase in Throat Cancer?

Hal Herzog | Posted 09.04.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

Bryan Fischer is most famous for his gay-bashing diatribes. But in a recent attack on Democrats, he also took on heterosexual oral sex (which he cryptically refers to as "the kind of activity that President Clinton practiced in the Oval Office").

John Celock

Big Guns Behind Kansas Smokeless Tobacco Plan | John Celock | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are considering a resolution that would require state health officials to conduct a study about the health effects of smokeless tobac...

Avocados: A Super Cancer Fighting Food

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Avocados are one of the great cancer fighting foods, rich in a multiplicity of nutrients., including many potent anti-oxidants vitamins, minerals, fiber and monounsaturated healthy fats.

Mouth Health: Does My '50 Proof' Alcohol Mouthwash Increase My Cancer Risk ?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Let's talk today about something that has been bothering me for awhile. And that's the fact that it's very likely that alcohol-based mouthwash is something that will increase your risk of Oral Cancer.

Mouth Health: Tobacco Use, Alcohol, and Oral Cancer

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

More than 35,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Oral Cancer this year. Most of them will be tobacco users of some kind -- smokers, former smokers, and smokeless tobacco users.

Sonya Beard Gives Up Fight With Cancer, Focuses On Giving Back To Her Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over the last fifteen years, Sonya Beard has been waging an exhausting battle with breast cancer and oral cancer -- and it isn't over yet. Beard's doc...