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Professional Rodeo Competitors Join Fight Against Oral Cancer

17. June 2015

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Source: www.upr.org Author: Melissa Allison   The number of oral cancer deaths related to tobacco use is on the rise nationwide according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. Brian Hill is the founder of the OCF and a survivor of the disease. Cody Kiser encourages the youth to not start using tobacco to help secure good […]

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Guest View: Stampede riders take stand against tobacco habits

26. May 2015

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Source: Prospect Magazine Author: Natalie Riggs Smokeless/spit tobacco is one of the historic causes of deadly oral cancers, and is more addictive than other forms of tobacco use. As a national nonprofit seeking to spread awareness of oral cancer and the dangers of starting terrible tobacco habits, the Oral Cancer Foundation has teamed up with […]

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LED Dental Joins With the Oral Cancer Foundation to promote oral cancer early detection initiative

22. April 2015

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Source: www.marketwatch.com Author: press release LED Dental Inc. has announced that the company will be serving as a strategic partner in the Oral Cancer Foundation’s “Be Part of the Change”(TM) program, seeking to promote the importance of routine comprehensive oral screenings and early detection in the fight against oral cancer. The Oral Cancer Foundation initiated the […]

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The Oral Cancer Foundation Launches April Oral Cancer Awareness Month

9. April 2015

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Source: Yahoo News Author: The Oral Cancer Foundation   NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. 2015 marks the 16th year that The Oral Cancer Foundation has lead the effort to raise awareness of this disease and the need for an annual screening. OCF has learned that although […]

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Young supports Oral Cancer Awareness with launch of new Burgundy Disposable Prophy Angle

31. March 2015

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Source: http://www.dentistryiq.com Author: DentistryIQ Editors Screening is the beginning of the end of oral cancer, and Young is joining the Oral Cancer Foundation in empowering hygienists to “Be Part of the Change.” Hygienists are on the front lines of oral cancer detection, and their involvement in early screening is paramount in the fight against oral cancer. Young […]

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Giving chew the boot: Rodeo riders lead oral cancer awareness campaign

13. March 2015

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Source: mohavedailynews.com Author: DK McDonald   LAUGHLIN — Rodeo professionals Carly Twisselman and Cody Kiser are bringing something extra to their competition at the Avi Stampede PRCA Rodeo this weekend. They are bringing a message to kids. The public faces of the “Be Smart, Don’t Start” tobacco use awareness campaign, Twisselman and Kiser are sponsored […]

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New research shows possibility of cure for HPV positive throat cancer patients

13. February 2015

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Source: Eurek Alert! The Global Source for Science News Nice, France: Patients with cancer of the throat caused by the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a better prognosis than those who are negative for the virus (HPV-). Now, for the first time, researchers have shown with convincing evidence that a group of patients with HPV+ […]

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Boy Scout Troop Hiking to Raise Awareness of Oral Cancer in Honor of their Former Scoutmaster

29. December 2014

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Source: abcnews4.com Author: Staff   AWENDAW, S.C. (WCIV) — South Carolina is second in the nation for the number of people who die from oral cancer every year. That statistic hits too close to home for one local Boy Scout troop who is now taking on the fight against the cancer. For five days, Boy […]

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Study suggests that experience counts when it comes to head and neck cancer treatments

9. December 2014

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Source: medicalxpress.com Author: staff   When it comes to specialized cancer surgery, it’s generally true that the more experienced the surgeon, the better the outcome. The same might hold true for radiation therapy used to treat head and neck cancer, according to a new study led by researchers Evan Wuthrick, MD, assistant professor of radiation […]

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Hospital Cancer Program Confronts The Existential

13. October 2014

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Source: huffingtonpost.com Author: Sasha Bronner   People who battle stage 4 cancer are familiar with words like chemotherapy, radiation and metastasize. But words they may not hear at a hospital as often are existentialism, mindfulness, legacy and humor. Dr. Arash Asher at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is dedicating his life to changing that. […]

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