Tag Archive | "oral cancer"

Expert says Nivolumab Poised to Change Standard of Care in SCCHN

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.onclive.com Author: Laura Panjwani Nivolumab (Opdivo) is a game-changing agent for the treatment of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN), according to Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD. “Recent findings have shown us that this agent is really the new standard-of-care option for all platinum-refractory patients with head and neck […]

Continue reading...

Henry Schein Donates Medical Supplies In Support of Free Oral Cancer Screening Events throughout the United States

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.mysocialgoodnews.com Author: Api Potter Company’s Donation to Support 77 Screening Events in 2016 and 2017 by the Oral Cancer Foundation Press Release – MELVILLE, N.Y., July 25, 2016 – Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it is donating more than $10,000 in medical supplies to the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) in support of […]

Continue reading...

Knowledgeability, Attitude and Behavior of Primary Care Providers Towards Oral Cancer: a Pilot Study

Monday, July 25, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.link.springer.com Authors: Neel Shimpi, Aditi Bharatkumar, Monica Jethwani, Po-Huang Cyou, Ingrid Glurich, Jake Blamer, Amit Acharya   The objective of this study was to assess current knowledgeability, attitudes, and practice behaviors of primary care providers (PCPs) towards oral cancer screening. Applying a cross-sectional design, a 14-question survey was emailed to 307 PCPs practicing at […]

Continue reading...

Obama’s Dysfunctional ‘Cancer Moonshot’ – The FDA is impeding promising research and techniques such as ‘biopharming.’

Monday, July 18, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.NationalReview.com Author: Henry I. Miller The Food and Drug Administration has a long history of dragging its feet in approving badly needed drugs. An extraordinary January article in the New York Times revealed how Richard Pazdur, who has headed the agency’s oncology drugs group since 1999, was widely viewed as an obstructionist bureaucrat . […]

Continue reading...

Rodeo Competitors Fight Smokeless Tobacco Use at Laramie Jubilee Days

Friday, July 8, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.y95country.com Author: Nick Learned Two professional rodeo contestants will ride exclusively for the Oral Cancer Foundation this weekend as part of Laramie Jubilee Days with a goal of preventing young fans from using smokeless tobacco. Cody Kiser and Carly Twisselman each aim to show rodeo fans, particularly the younger ones, chewing or using other forms of smokeless tobacco isn’t what […]

Continue reading...

Rodeo outreach program fights oral cancer

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.olivesoftware.com Author: Stewart M. Green Carly Twisselman, a spokesperson with the Oral Cancer Foundation’s rodeo outreach program, and her horse Chanel travel the Western rodeo circuit and talk with kids about the dangers of using spit tobacco. Photo by Stewart M. Green Carly Twisselman brushed her horse Chanel outside a stall at the Norris-Penrose […]

Continue reading...

Rodeo rider partners with nonprofit group to fight smokeless tobacco use

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.fox13now.com Author: Rebecca Cade   SALT LAKE CITY — Oral cancer is becoming an epidemic in the U.S., and has been in the news in the last year with the loss of major league baseball hall-of-famer, Tony Gwynn, who died at 54 from smokeless tobacco use. Rodeo has a historic tie to smokeless tobaccos, […]

Continue reading...

Reno Rodeo: Cody Kiser ‘The luckiest guy in the world’

Monday, June 20, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.rgj.com Author: Jordan Wines 2016 Reno Rodeo competitor Cody Kiser has been competing in rodeos from the time he could walk. He began his career riding sheep and roping dummy heads on hay bales. As he grew, so did his competitive spirit. Kiser began riding bulls, but suffered an injury early in his career. “I […]

Continue reading...

Aspen Dental Practices Donate More Than $20,000 To The Oral Cancer Foundation For Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Thursday, June 16, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.pharmiweb.com.org Author: Aspen Dental   SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Dental–branded practices will donate $22,375 to The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) as part of a program that contributed $5 for each ViziLite® oral cancer screening conducted during April for Oral Cancer Awareness Month. In total, more than 4,000 patients were screened across more […]

Continue reading...

HPV is changing the face of head and neck cancers

Friday, June 3, 2016

0 Comments

Source: www.healio.com Author: Christine Cona   A drastic increase in the number of HPV-associated oropharynx cancers, particularly those of the tonsil and base of tongue, has captured the attention of head and neck oncologists worldwide. In February, at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium in Chandler, Ariz., Maura Gillison, MD, PhD, professor and Jeg […]

Continue reading...