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A cancer on the rise, and the vaccine too late for Gen X

5. November 2015

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Source: www.cnn.com Author: Martha Shade   (CNN)The vaccine given to prevent cervical cancer in women could end up saving men’s lives, too. Evidence is mounting that the HPV vaccine is also effective in preventing other HPV-related cancers, including those of the head and neck. Although most people who get HPV do not develop cancer, rates […]

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Patient Support in Oral Cancer: From Sydney to New York to London, survivors and patients interact through an important portal to get through difficult times

29. September 2015

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Source: www.prnewswire.com Author: Press Release   NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 28, 2015 — The word “cancer” will incite fear in anyone. When that word comes at the end of a sentence that began with your name, the impact can be life changing. “I had a great job, a beautiful house and a happy family life,” recalls […]

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Spreading awareness and saving lives — Oral Cancer Foundation’s Walk for Awareness may be coming to a city near you!

22. September 2015

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Source: www.prnewswire.com Author: press release Oral cancer has historically existed outside the awareness of much of the public, yet in the U.S. it claims one life every hour of every day of the year. This year alone, approximately 45,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer. This number is on the rise and The Oral […]

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Cowboy with a statement on smoking

11. September 2015

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Source: www.vp-mi.com Author: Adam Robertson   A cowboy stands against smoking Above: Cody Kiser holds on as his bronco goes wild during the Sanders County Fair rodeo; Kiser has teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco products through the rodeo.   PLAINS – Tobacco use has been […]

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Raising awareness at the rodeo

8. September 2015

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Source: www.dailyrecordnews.com Author: Nicole Klauss     A rodeo barrel racer from California is helping spread the word in Ellensburg that people shouldn’t start using tobacco. Carly Twisselman competed at the Ellensburg Rodeo slack Thursday night. She also helped share the message of the Oral Cancer Foundation, which is “Be smart. Don’t start.” While attending […]

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Rodeo Competitor Speaks to Youth to Spread Anti-Tobacco Message

14. August 2015

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  Source: www.prnewswire.com Author: Oral Cancer Foundation   Cody Kiser prepares for competition while sporting the Oral Cancer Foundation’s message – Be Smart. Don’t Start.   NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The traditional image of the American cowboy is one of strength, rugged determination and courage. In the world of professional rodeo […]

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Riders raise awareness for oral cancer

10. August 2015

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Source: Millard County Chronicle Progress Author: Doug Radunich   Two traveling rodeo riders helped raise awareness for oral cancer at the Days of the Old West rodeo in Delta June 11-13. As a non-profit seeking to spread awareness of oral cancer and the dangers of starting terrible tobacco habits, the foundation teamed up with bareback […]

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HPV Persistence Predicts Poor Prognosis in Head/Neck Cancer

30. July 2015

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Source: www.medscape.com Author: Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN   Among patients with human papillomavirus–positive oropharyngeal cancer (HPV-OPC), persistence of HPV following treatment is associated with a poorer prognosis. Results of a new study show that the persistence of HPV16 DNA, detected in oral rinses after treatment has ended, may be predictive of disease recurrence. In a […]

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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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