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Mouth cancer or oral cancer occurs when there is an abnormal proliferation of tumor or cancer cells over the tongue, mouth, lips or gums and less commonly over tonsils, back of the throat (pharynx) and salivary glands.
New gene test can detect pre-cancerous cells in patients with mouth lesions

New gene test can detect pre-cancerous cells in patients with mouth lesions

Salivary IL-6 could predict recurrence after surgery in mouth cancer patients

Salivary IL-6 could predict recurrence after surgery in mouth cancer patients

Scientists report discovery of strong oral cavity carcinogen in smokeless tobacco

Scientists report discovery of strong oral cavity carcinogen in smokeless tobacco

Screening tool could help oral cancer detection

Screening tool could help oral cancer detection

High-risk HPV may increase chances of second malignancy in oral cancer

High-risk HPV may increase chances of second malignancy in oral cancer

UCLA School of Dentistry receives NIH grant to create comprehensive research training program

UCLA School of Dentistry receives NIH grant to create comprehensive research training program

Cancer survivors benefit from healthy lifestyle

Cancer survivors benefit from healthy lifestyle

Strand, Trovagene enter MOU to license and validate HPV assay technology

Strand, Trovagene enter MOU to license and validate HPV assay technology

ENTA announces availability of first non-invasive oral cancer prevention test

ENTA announces availability of first non-invasive oral cancer prevention test

Betel quid popularity in Chinese prompts health warning

Betel quid popularity in Chinese prompts health warning

NCI-funded research to customize treatment for oral cancer patients

NCI-funded research to customize treatment for oral cancer patients

Pig mucus effective at blocking viruses associated with cervical and oral cancer

Pig mucus effective at blocking viruses associated with cervical and oral cancer

Simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer

Simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer

Canadian docs recommend HPV vaccine for boys

Canadian docs recommend HPV vaccine for boys

UTMDACC to offer free head and neck cancer screening exams on April 27

UTMDACC to offer free head and neck cancer screening exams on April 27

Dentists to screen for too much alcohol intake

Dentists to screen for too much alcohol intake

Study identifies specific chemical in smokeless tobacco products that induces oral cancer

Study identifies specific chemical in smokeless tobacco products that induces oral cancer

Dissolvable tobacco harmless finds FDA panel but promises detailed review

Dissolvable tobacco harmless finds FDA panel but promises detailed review

New Aspen Dental office to open on March 29 in Walpole, MA

New Aspen Dental office to open on March 29 in Walpole, MA

New Aspen Dental office to open on March 29 in Spring Hill, FL

New Aspen Dental office to open on March 29 in Spring Hill, FL