Tag: oral cancer

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men...

April 10, 2018

Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will...

March 6, 2018

Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head,...

October 20, 2017

HPV’s Greater Health Risk

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has gained much attention over the past decade, as more research points to its strains as...

May 2, 2017

Oral Cancers: Know Your Risk Factors

Most cancers of the head and neck start in the squamous cells that line moist surfaces inside the head and...

April 7, 2015

What You Must Know About Oral Cancers

Oral cancer is on the rise according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. Although the numbers of those diagnosed with oral...

April 22, 2014

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