Tag Archive | "oral cancer foundation"

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

Thursday, November 5, 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

Tuesday, September 29, 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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Cowboy with a statement on smoking

Friday, September 11, 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

Tuesday, September 8, 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

Friday, August 14, 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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HPV Persistence Predicts Poor Prognosis in Head/Neck Cancer

Thursday, July 30, 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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Guest View: Stampede riders take stand against tobacco habits

Tuesday, May 26, 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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Oral Cancer Survivor Eva Grayzel Talks About Her Efforts to Make A Difference

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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Source: www.lehighvalleylive.com Author: Andrew James Sheldon   As an oral cancer survivor, Eva Grayzel knows how lucky she is. She organizes an annual awareness walk for what she says is an often overlooked disease. “I was diagnosed sixteen years ago and I am so lucky to be articulate,” she said. “I can’t ethically live my life as […]

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HPV Can Damage Genes and Chromosomes Directly, Whole-Genome Sequencing Study Shows

Friday, November 8, 2013

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Press release from the James Cancer Center    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The virus that causes cervical, head and neck, anal and other cancers can damage chromosomes and genes where it inserts its DNA into human DNA, according to a new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. […]

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A great company teams up with great employees to raise money for Oral Cancer

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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As a result of a great company and their employees, at a second annual 5K run and two mile walk for Team Berry at a local event this year in South Carolina, their efforts have raised more than $2,900 which was donated to the Oral Cancer Foundation to be used for oral cancer research. Sixty-four […]

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