Archive for the ‘ Oral Cancer Awareness Month ’ Category
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to the importance of early detection and prevention of oral cancer. It is important to understand the role that oral surgeons play in detecting and preventing this condition.
Sores in the mouth, pain with chewing, bleeding gums, and sore throats can seem commonplace. Between ulcers, fever blisters, oral infections, general illnesses, and the all-too-common periodontal disease, it can be difficult to determine when a sore or a symptom is more than just your run of the mill oral health issue. But, with oral […]
There are many factors that can cause oral cancer, but smoking is one of the biggest lifestyle choices that can increase the risk of disease.
Early diagnosis can be a key component to giving you a fighting chance against the various types of head and neck cancer. There are many physical symptoms to look for when recognizing the signs of oral cancer aside from more commonly known warning signs such as a lump in the throat, mouth sores, and swelling […]
Worldwide, over 550,000 new cases of Oral, Head and Neck cancer are diagnosed each year.
The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) recently found that individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus are two to five times more likely to develop head and neck cancers. The JNCI study found that the risk for hepatitis C patients of developing head and neck cancers more than doubled for oral cavity and […]
Has there ever been a moment in your life where you felt that you should be a part of something bigger than yourself? An organization, a charity, or a non-profit perhaps? Humans are born with the innate desire to help others, so it’s no wonder that we may feel the need to give back to […]