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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.
Does natural infection with SARS-CoV-2 offer more protection than a vaccine against new variants?

Does natural infection with SARS-CoV-2 offer more protection than a vaccine against new variants?

UB receives $1.5 million grant to develop new therapies for oral cancers

UB receives $1.5 million grant to develop new therapies for oral cancers

World-first treatment for oral cancer

World-first treatment for oral cancer

Newly identified drugs can help treat oral and esophageal carcinomas

Newly identified drugs can help treat oral and esophageal carcinomas

NYU Oral Cancer Center receives $3.1 million grant to explore the interplay between nerves and cancer

NYU Oral Cancer Center receives $3.1 million grant to explore the interplay between nerves and cancer

Study reveals connection between oral sex and oropharyngeal cancer

Study reveals connection between oral sex and oropharyngeal cancer

Researchers apply AI to help physicians customize treatments for patients with oral cancers

Researchers apply AI to help physicians customize treatments for patients with oral cancers

β-AR agonist therapy may prevent metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma

β-AR agonist therapy may prevent metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Oral cancer pain may help predict metastasis

Oral cancer pain may help predict metastasis

Interdisciplinary team wins NIH grant to develop a device for early oral cancer detection

Interdisciplinary team wins NIH grant to develop a device for early oral cancer detection

Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

Scientists examine the sustainability of different models of toothbrush

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