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Oral cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer worldwide and in the U.S., one person dies every hour from the disease. According to American Cancer Society data, nearly as many women will be diagnosed with oral cancer as with cervical cancer this year. The key to reducing the impact of this disease is early detection.
P53-deficient oral cancers recruit and reprogram nerves to fuel tumor growth

P53-deficient oral cancers recruit and reprogram nerves to fuel tumor growth

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

New plant-based drug shown to help patients with head and neck cancers

Expanded Medication Assistance Program increases access to vital cancer therapies

Expanded Medication Assistance Program increases access to vital cancer therapies

Practo Insights: Appointments with oncologists increase by 94% in India

Practo Insights: Appointments with oncologists increase by 94% in India

Smoking cannabis increases testicular cancer risk

Smoking cannabis increases testicular cancer risk

Conference reviews effects of tobacco products, underscores the importance of oral health

Conference reviews effects of tobacco products, underscores the importance of oral health

Researchers receive $2.5 million NIH grant to study role of artemin in oral cancer pain

Researchers receive $2.5 million NIH grant to study role of artemin in oral cancer pain

Sociodemographic factors predict discriminatory oral cancer screening practices

Sociodemographic factors predict discriminatory oral cancer screening practices

Dentists detect more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before

Dentists detect more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before

Emerging new type of oral cancer linked to HPV appears to increase in men

Emerging new type of oral cancer linked to HPV appears to increase in men

Graphic anti-smoking warning labels on cigarette packs may deter some sales

Graphic anti-smoking warning labels on cigarette packs may deter some sales

Health risks of smokeless tobacco product often misunderstood by American smokers

Health risks of smokeless tobacco product often misunderstood by American smokers

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

Oral cancer is among the ten most common cancers in the world

Oral cancer is among the ten most common cancers in the world

New discovery offers parameter for predicting progression of oral cancer

New discovery offers parameter for predicting progression of oral cancer

Researchers evaluate efficacy of salivary biomarkers for early detection of oral cancer

Researchers evaluate efficacy of salivary biomarkers for early detection of oral cancer

Routine mouth cancer screens could save lives

Routine mouth cancer screens could save lives

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

‘Physicians of the mouth’? Dentists absorb the medical billing drill

‘Physicians of the mouth’? Dentists absorb the medical billing drill

Immune-related enzymes cause aggressive skin cancer in patients with Butterfly Syndrome

Immune-related enzymes cause aggressive skin cancer in patients with Butterfly Syndrome