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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.
Norwegian doctor bigger cheat than first thought

Norwegian doctor bigger cheat than first thought

Fabricated cancer study published in the Lancet

Fabricated cancer study published in the Lancet

Long-term use of NSAIDs cuts the risk for oral cancer in smokers by half but increases risk of cardiovascular problems

Long-term use of NSAIDs cuts the risk for oral cancer in smokers by half but increases risk of cardiovascular problems

Toluidine blue dye reveals oral cancers

Toluidine blue dye reveals oral cancers

Strawberries most effective at inducing cancer cell death

Strawberries most effective at inducing cancer cell death

Bacteria linked to oral cancer

Bacteria linked to oral cancer

Patients suffering from oral cancer have increased levels of certain bacteria in their saliva

Patients suffering from oral cancer have increased levels of certain bacteria in their saliva

Oral cancer screening saves lives

Oral cancer screening saves lives

Visually screening the mouths of individuals at high-risk of oral cancer could prevent around 37000 worldwide

Visually screening the mouths of individuals at high-risk of oral cancer could prevent around 37000 worldwide

A simple spit test could predict cancers

A simple spit test could predict cancers

Single abnormal cell can duplicate to form cancerous tumors

Single abnormal cell can duplicate to form cancerous tumors

Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Major step forward in using saliva to detect oral cancer

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Messenger RNA not only are measurable in saliva but can indicate a developing tumor

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

Cancers of the head and neck cause over 2,700 deaths per year in England and Wales

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

High tech implants to aid facial reconstruction

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

Marijuana use does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of developing oral cancer

New website for oral cancer prevention and detection

New website for oral cancer prevention and detection

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer