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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.
Clinical study evaluates potential of oral cancer drug to reduce respiratory symptoms of COVID-19

Clinical study evaluates potential of oral cancer drug to reduce respiratory symptoms of COVID-19

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

Cancers caused by bacterial toxin might be preventable

New mobile app can help the severity of COVID-19 cases

New mobile app can help the severity of COVID-19 cases

New tools for analyzing microbial communities

New tools for analyzing microbial communities

NYU Dentistry receives $2.2 million grant to study role of Schwann cells in oral cancer

NYU Dentistry receives $2.2 million grant to study role of Schwann cells in oral cancer

Damaging the tumor blood vessels could be new strategy to treat oral cancer

Damaging the tumor blood vessels could be new strategy to treat oral cancer

Dental shock: Six pulled teeth and one unexpected bill

Dental shock: Six pulled teeth and one unexpected bill

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