Tag Archive | "The Oral Cancer Foundation"

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

Monday, June 20, 2016

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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 […]

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

Thursday, June 16, 2016

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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 […]

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Rodeo rider raising awareness of chewing tobacco and oral cancer

Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Source: www.krcrtv.com Author: Danielle Radin   REDDING, Calif. – The Redding Rodeo kicked off Wednesday night with events like barrel racing, cattle roping and mutton busting. Professional barrel racer, Carly Twisselman said chewing tobacco is prominent at rodeos. She’s teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to try to change that. “We want to show […]

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Professional Rodeo Competitors Join Fight Against Oral Cancer

Wednesday, June 17, 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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Merck immunotherapy appears effective in head and neck cancer – study | Reuters

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

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Source: www.firstpress.com Author: Bill Berkrot   A Merck & Co drug that helps the immune system fight cancer was about twice as effective as the current standard therapy for patients with recurrent or advanced head and neck cancers, according to study data released on Friday. A quarter of the 132 patients who received the drug, […]

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

Tuesday, March 31, 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

Friday, March 13, 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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Cowboy Cody Kiser Joins Anti-Tobacco Campaign to Help Educate Young Consumers

Friday, August 8, 2014

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Source: parade.condenast.com Author: Lindsay Lowe   The campaign to educate consumers about the dangers of tobacco has a new all-American hero: rodeo cowboy Cody Kiser, who’s partnering with the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) to educate parents and kids about the health risks associated with smokeless tobacco. While chewing tobacco has long been popular among rodeo […]

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Cowboy becomes advocate for Oral Cancer Foundation

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Source: Idaho Press-Tribune/www.idahopress.com Author: Kelcie Moseley   Brian Hill was a self-professed health freak. He was an outdoorsman who had never used tobacco. He was a fit 230 pounds with 8 percent body fat. But a lump in the side of his neck changed his life in 1997. Hill is the founder and president of […]

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Aspen Dental and The Oral Cancer Foundation join together and conducted over 2,400 oral cancer screenings in April

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Source: sacbee.com Author: Aspen Dental     SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 29, 2014 — Aspen Dental, one of the largest and fastest-growing networks of dental care providers in the U.S., conducted 2,420 oral cancer screenings at Aspen Dental locations during the month of April, resulting in a $12,100 donation to The Oral Cancer Foundation. The program, which included a $5 donation for […]

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