Category Archives: Cancer

Gum Disease and Colon Cancer: You bet your colon there’s a link!

“Among people with colorectal cancer, there were higher numbers of Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas bacteria than in patients who didn’t have the disease.  Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas, which are prevalent in both the mouth and gut, are associated with inflammation of the … Continue reading

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Strong Oral Carcinogen Identified in Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco products may not harm others with second-hand smoke, but they are still just as harmful and carcinogenic for the user of the smokeless tobacco. Read on! Reposted from newswise.com, accessed on April 18, 2012 Newswise — CHICAGO — … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screeening: Identifying Oral Cancer Through Saliva

  Several years ago, UCLA scientists developed a revolutionary new way to identify oral cancer, even before swellings and lesions are visibly present. Funded by the National Institute of Dental and Cranial Facial Research, they developed a simple saliva test … Continue reading

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Oral and Throat Cancer Stories (Oral Cancer Awareness Month)

A story reposted from http://behealthy.baystatebanner.com, February 3, 2011 – Vol. 5 • No. 4   “Willia Goins, 70, now speaks in a whisper. She had her larynx, or voice box, removed about 14 years ago, and the whisper is as … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screening: “All You Have to do is Open Your Mouth”

“All you have to do is open your mouth.” — The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance   Did you know that we systematically screen all of our patients for oral, head, and neck cancer when you come in for an … Continue reading

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